Brought to Light
Subject: Brought to Light, edited by Corey Keller, a remarkable collection of scientific photographs taken between 1840 and 1900.
Observations: From the ornate structure of a tiny mite to the violent splash of stars on an astronomical plate, these pictures document the emergence of the camera as an important scientific tool.
Conclusion: Elegant design and thoughtful explanatory text enhance the wonderful, even poignant, power of these images.
Science Level: Engages your brain — and heart. A