On the Surface of Things: Images of the Extraordinary in Science

On the Surface of Things: Images of the Extraordinary in Science

by Felice C. Frankel, George M. Whitesides
     
 

Using innovative photographic technology, Frankel finds startling abstract beauty on the surfaces of objects all around us. Chemist George Whitesides explains each photograph, describing why and how each of these phenomena occur.See more details below

Overview

Using innovative photographic technology, Frankel finds startling abstract beauty on the surfaces of objects all around us. Chemist George Whitesides explains each photograph, describing why and how each of these phenomena occur.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674026889
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

introduction7
the sizes of things9
light12
form36
order62
change84
disorder102
illusion120
notes and readings138
acknowledgments158
index of entries159

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