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The Little Book of Snowflakes
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The Little Book of Snowflakes

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by Kenneth Libbrecht, Kenneth George Libbrecht (Photographer)
 

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Following the success of "The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty", this companion gift book features new, super-detailed photographs of snowflakes, detailed captions containing the science behind their beauty, and literary quotes relating to snow and nature.

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Following the success of "The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty", this companion gift book features new, super-detailed photographs of snowflakes, detailed captions containing the science behind their beauty, and literary quotes relating to snow and nature.

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Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society, Fall 2005 (circ.: 12,000)
"This miniature companion book features new, highly detailed photographs of snowflakes, with captions that discuss the science behind their beauty and literary quotes relating to snow and nature."
"Snowflakes, like people, are all different and beautiful, but they can be a nuisance when they lose their identity in a mob." The Little Book of Snowflakes presents these evanescent formations in their breathtaking individuality, pinpointing their spectacular symmetries in new, super-detailed photographs. A peek into winter's microscopic wonderland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586529
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
462,376
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 5.87(h) x 0.50(d)

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Bulletin of the American Meteorology Society, Fall 2005 (circ.: 12,000) “This miniature companion book features new, highly detailed photographs of snowflakes, with captions that discuss the science behind their beauty and literary quotes relating to snow and nature.”  

Meet the Author

Kenneth Libbrecht is a professor of physics at Caltech, where he studies the molecular dynamics of crystal growth, especially how ice crystals grow from water vapor, which is essentially the physics of snowflakes. He has authored several books on this topic, including The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty, The Snowflake: Winter's Frozen Artistry, The Art of the Snowflake, and Field Guide to Snowflakes. Dr. Libbrecht served as science consultant on the Disney film Frozen. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Rachel Wing. They have two children.

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