Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20 X to Over 20 Million X Magnification
A journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images.
This substantial volume brings together extraordinary images produced through the latest technologies in microphotography. Most of the 205 stunning, full-color photographs have been taken using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), allowing us to see our world as never before.
Each image is a close-up that reveals remarkable forms, shapes and colors. The book is divided into six chapters that cover:
Every spread includes complete, informative captions that identify the photograph and describe both the image and the way in which it was captured.
With its stunning full-color photographs and text written in clear and accessible language, Microcosmos provides a fascinating journey of discovery.
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