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The Little Book of Snowflakes

By Kenneth Libbrecht

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Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: United States, 05 November 2004
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.

About 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 Art of the Snowflake, and Ken Libbrecht's Field Guide to Snowflakes. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Rachel Wing. They have two children.

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"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift." "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.""" "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.""" 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."

EAN: 9780896586529
ISBN: 0896586529
Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
Dimensions: 14.88 x 14.83 x 1.32 centimetres (0.20 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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