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Science Is Beautiful: The Plant World: Under the Microscope

Art / PhotobookComing Soon

By: Colin Salter(Author)

192 pages, colour photos

B T Batsford

Hardback | May 2018 | #239886 | ISBN-13: 9781849944816
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About this book

In images as exquisite as any art, this stunning collection unearths the most unique photographs of flowers, trees, grasses, and other plants ever created, all made possible by the electron microscope. Whether it's a lavender leaf oil gland or the inside of pine pollen, each image is eye opening – and includes the scale of the photography and the scientific details in layman's terms.


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Biography

Colin Salter is the co-author of Everything You Need to Know About Inventions (Thunder Bay Press). He is a history and science writer with a fascination for how things work, and how they used to work. He has written about everything, including the private lives of marine gastropods. His contributions to Chambers' Biographical Dictionary include the entries for 500 living scientists. Colin lives in Edinburgh, UK.

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