The Snowflake

The Snowflake

Winter's Secret Beauty

Book - 2003
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Grand Central Pub
Snowflakes may be an everyday, common subject, but youve never seen them like this! A collection of amazing photography of snow crystals using a unique system designed to take super-detailed micro images of these miniature ice masterpieces, "The Snowflake" is an extraordinary look at a seemingly ordinary object. Author Kenneth Libbrecht, a physics professor at Caltech and the pre-eminent snow-crystal researcher, discusses the physics and mythology of snow and how snow crystals are made. Photographer Patricia Rasmussen presents remarkable color micro-photography of snowflakes, and also discusses the history of snow-crystal micro-photography as invented by farmer Wilson Bentley.


Baker & Taylor
Explores the beauty of snowflakes, detailing what snowflakes are, how they form, and why each one is unique, and includes a discussion on snow crystals and what type of weather conditions produce snowflakes.

Book News
Libbrecht (physics, California Institute of Technology) reveals what science knows about snowflakes for general readers. Rasmussen used his special photographic apparatus during the winter of 2001-2002 to take the many stunning snowflake photographs included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Mbi Pub Co
Snowflakes may be an everyday, common subject, but youve never seen them like this! A collection of amazing photography of snow crystals using a unique system designed to take super-detailed micro images of these miniature ice masterpieces, "The Snowflake" is an extraordinary look at a seemingly ordinary object. Author Kenneth Libbrecht, a physics professor at Caltech and the pre-eminent snow-crystal researcher, discusses the physics and mythology of snow and how snow crystals are made. Photographer Patricia Rasmussen presents remarkable color micro-photography of snowflakes, and also discusses the history of snow-crystal micro-photography as invented by farmer Wilson Bentley.

Science may never be able to fully explain why no two snowflakes are alike, but with this captivating volume's incredible color microphotography, readers will have a better appreciation of the snowflake's secret beauty. 0-89658-630-8$20.00 / Voyageur Press


Baker
& Taylor

Snowflakes may be an everyday, common subject, but you’ve never seen them like this! A collection of amazing photography of snow crystals using a unique system designed to take super-detailed micro images of these miniature ice masterpieces, The Snowflake is an extraordinary look at a seemingly ordinary object. The author, head of the physics department at Caltech and the pre-eminent snow-crystal researcher, discusses the physics and mythology of snow and how snow crystals are made.

Publisher: Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, c2003
ISBN: 9780896586307
0896586308
Branch Call Number: 551.5784 LIB
Characteristics: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Rasmussen, Patricia 1954-

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