A cute giftbook packed with glorious color microphotography of real snow crystals by Dr. Snow—Caltech physicist Kenneth Libbrecht. His photos of snowflakes have appeared in National Geographic, the New York Times, and on Martha Stewart’s TV show, as well as numerous other places. This thick “cube” book is packed with a blizzard’s worth of amazing images as well as literary quotes on the beauty of snow.
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Kenneth Libbrecht is the author of The Snowflake, The Art of the Snowflake, and our other snow-crystal titles. He was raised in North Dakota and educated at Caltech and Princeton, receiving his Ph.D. in physics in 1984. He subsequently joined the faculty at Caltech, where he is currently professor of physics and head of the physics department. Dr. Libbrecht has published numerous articles on a range of scientific topics, including the free oscillations of the sun and stars, ultra-cold atomic gases, the detection of gravitational radiation, and the mechanics of crystal growth. He resides in Pasadena, CA, with his wife and two children.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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Book Description Voyageur Press, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110760334986