By Wook Kim
Updated November 26, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST
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Brought to Light

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  • Book

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

Brought to Light

type
  • Book
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publisher
  • Yale University Press

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