Description - Snowflakes by Kenneth Libbrecht
Kenneth Libbrecht's previous "Snowfalke" books have all been best-sellers, and with this latest one, he shows us there is even more to wonder and marvel at in these cystallline works of art. Showcasing individual snowflake crystals using micro-photography, Libbrecht takes us through a world of beauty and fascination, with literary quotes and scientific information to guide the reader through this marvelous world - a blizzard of stunning images in this cube book.
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(156mm x 156mm x 36mm)
Voyageur Press Inc
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Author Biography - Kenneth Libbrecht
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.