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Heaven and Earth: Unseen by the Naked Eye

Art / Photobook

By: David Malin

383 pages, Col photos

Phaidon Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #134736 | ISBN: 071484280X
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About this book

Through the lens of a microscope of the shaft of a telescope exists a universe of life and beauty that is unknown to many. Looking in unusual ways at the endless variety of matter contained in the cosmos, this book navigates its own trajectory through an unfamiliar world and celebrates the beauty and boundless mysteries of planet earth and the universe.


Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 - Larger than life: from electron microscope to magnifying glass Chapter 2 - Just out of reach: from x-ray to infra-red Chapter 3 - Planet Earth: from thermal vision to satellite Chapter 4 - Into the heavens: from telescope to planetary probes Chapter 5 - And beyond: from astronomical telescope to hubble Glossary; Index; Picture Credits & Acknowledgements


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