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By Gary Greenberg,Stacy Keach

"To see a global in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower. to carry infinity within the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour."
William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence" 1805

this is the area seen inside a grain of sand, due to the beautiful third-dimensional microphotography of Dr. Gary Greenberg. to a few, all sand seems alike--countless grains in an unlimited expanse of seashore. glance closer--much closer--and your view of sand isn't an analogous. utilising the wonderful microphotographic thoughts that he constructed, Greenberg invitations readers to find the unusual and lovely global that every grain of sand contains.

listed below are the sands of Hawaii and Tahiti, the Sahara and the Poles, a volcano, each one exquisitely diverse, and every telling a desirable geological tale. crimson sand and yellow, white sand and black, making a song sand and quicksand: Greenbergs photos show the sophisticated transformations of their shades, textures, sizes, and shapes. And as this infinitesimal global unfolds so does an exciting rationalization of the way every one grain of sand starts and varieties and reveals itself in a specific position, considered one of 1000000000 and one among a kind.

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