Microcosmos: Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20 X to Over 20 Million X Magnification. Front Cover. Brandon Broll. Firefly Books, Microcosmos by Brandon Broll, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Brandon Broll is the author of Microcosmos ( avg rating, 49 ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Microcosmos ( avg rating, 41 ratings, 3 reviews.

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Return to Book Page. Preview — Microcosmos by Brandon Broll. A journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. This substantial volume brings together extraordinary images produced through the latest technologies in microphotography. Most of the stunning, full-color photographs have been taken using scanning electron microscopy SEMallowing us to see our world as never before.

Each image is a close-up that re A journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. Each image is a close-up bramdon reveals remarkable forms, shapes and colors.

The book is divided into six chapters that cover: Every spread includes complete, informative captions that identify the photograph and describe both the image and the way in which it was captured. With its stunning full-color photographs and text written in clear and accessible language, Microcosmos provides a fascinating journey of discovery.

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Hardcoverpages. Published September 14th by Firefly Books first published October 30th To see what your friends thought of this book, brandoon sign up. To ask other readers questions about Microcosmosplease sign up. Lists with This Book.

Aug 28, Kathrynn rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are six chapters in this wonderful 9×6 full color book! On every left-hand page is the written description–including magnification used–of the full-color picture located on every right-hand page. I found this very well put together. And the pictures are amazing to see! In Microorganisms you can see: In Botanics There are six chapters in this wonderful 9×6 full color book!


In Botanics you can see: In Human Body you can see: In Zoology you can see: In Minerals you can see: In Technology you can see: Mar 27, Grady rated it it was amazing. This is the second edition this time in paperback of this exotic collection of images as seen by the electron microscope that has the ability to magnify images from 20 times to over 22 million times and the results are colorful, almost indescribably beautiful details we will never see without this marvelous instrument.

Some of the images each on a separate page with minimal verbiage to detract form the wonder include an ant holding a microchip as seen on the coverthe surface of an erasable programmable Read Only Memory silicon microchip, Surface of an Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory silicon microchip, eyelash hairs growing from the surface of human skin looking for all the world like reeds growing form a riverbedthe surface of a strawberry, bacteria on the surface of a human tongue, human spermatozoa, nylon hooks and loops of Velcro, household dust this one includes long brandonn of cat fur, twisted synthetic and woolen fibers, serrated insect scales, a pollen grain, and plant and insect remains!!!

One of the aspects of the photographs aside from the fact that here are geometrical atomic forms that defy imagination is the brilliance of color that comes as a complete surprise to the eye.

This is a book for adults as microcoskos as children to explore that world secreted from the human eye. Jan 02, Noah W rated it really liked it Shelves: Many brqndon the pictures addresses the human anatomy show that we are woven together out of many fibers aside from the fact many scientists consider DNA to broll “knitted” together.

Jul 19, Ron Krumpos rated it really liked it. Apr 19, Eric rated it really liked it Shelves: I liked this book a lot. Branfon shows you things close up in a micrope. My favorite picture was the Tarantula eyes even though i hate spiders with a passion. I recommend this book to outdoor people, people that like to hunt or camp.


The pictures will keep you guessing until you read it. Jul 26, Karenclifford61 rated it it was amazing. Check out the beauty in the magnification of small things. Plants, insects, eyelashes–they’re all stunning and colorful.

As someone who hates to dust, even the dust was gorgeous! Aug 15, Nathaniel rated it it was amazing. This book has the best pictures I’ve ever seen. All of the microscopic close-ups are very cool.

They even have a magnification of a used razor blade.


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