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Microcosmos is a remarkable photo-journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. This new edition lifts the book to breathtaking realms. The extraordinary images, produced with the latest microphotography technologies, are displayed on more readerfriendly larger page layouts. Most of the full-colour photographs were taken using scanning electron microscopy SEM , which allows us to see our world as never before.

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Microcosmos is a remarkable photo-journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. This new edition lifts the book to breathtaking realms. The extraordinary images, produced with the latest microphotography technologies, are displayed on more readerfriendly larger page layouts. Most of the full-colour photographs were taken using scanning electron microscopy SEM , which allows us to see our world as never before.

Each page features a single image, a remarkable close-up that reveals form, shape and colour in incredible detail. The book is divided into six chapters that cover: Microorganisms, Botany, The human body, Zoology, Minerals, Technology.

Every photograph is accompanied by an informative caption that describes the image, how it was captured and the number of magnifications. With the stunning production values of its full-colour photographs and its clearly written text, Microcosmos provides a fascinating journey of discovery for every reader. The book charters a voyage through a miniature world showing the unlikeliest parts of our lives in minuscule detail. Who knew morning glory could look so interesting! The captions are informative as written and do much to enhance the value of the book.

Enhancing each photo is a short informative paragraph packed with biological terms. You could almost put together a Coles Notes version of a Bio course from the collected content Use this book to draw heretofore resistant high school or university students into microscience, or gift it to that hard-to-buy-for scientist.

Folic acid and mescaline are amazing--even far out-in their colours and details. The photos are really amazing, everything from bones to chocolate ice cream to mushroom spores. Anyone who is interested in seeing how things appear when magnified will find Microcosmos fascinating

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Nera Janeth rated it really liked it Oct 30, Each image is a close-up that re A microcosoms into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. All of the microscopic close-ups are very cool. Most of the full-colour photographs were taken using scanning electron microscopy SEMwhich allows us to see our world as never before. Technology and My World Photos. He has published stories on subjects as diverse as brain-mapping and crash-test dummies. Technology and Persons with Disabilities. Claire Jackson rated it it was amazing Jan 11, branson Folic acid and mescaline are amazing—even far out-in their colours and details.

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Microcosmos : Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 40x to 100, 000x Magnification

Because the insect features in a stunning new book featuring the art of the coloured scanning electron micrograph - in the case of this chap magnified 22 times. Microcosmos takes readers into a secret world of extreme close-ups. Some subjects have been magnified by as much as 22million times. Detailed descriptions of the subjets are contained within. The wood ant, for example, is a social creature, and acts as a slave for the blood-red ant Formica sanguinea. Holding steady: The wood or heathland ant holding a microchip in its toothed serrated mandibles. The wood ant is social, and acts as a slave for the blood-red ant Formica sanguine Inseminated females of the blood-red ant invade wood ant nests, steal the pupae, and the ants that hatch are made to work for the strange queen.

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