Light and Color in the Outdoors (Paperback)

Light and Color in the Outdoors By L. Seymour (Translator), Marcel Minnaert Cover Image
By L. Seymour (Translator), Marcel Minnaert
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All of science springs from the observation of nature. In this classic book, the late Marcel Minnaert accompanies the reader on a tour of nature's light and color and reveals the myriad phenomena that may be observed outdoors with no more than a pair of sharp eyes and an enquiring mind. From the intriguing shape of the dapples beneath a tree on a sunny day, to rainbows, mirages, and haloes, to the colors of liquid, ice, and the sky, to the appearance of the sun, moon, planets, and stars - Minnaert describes and explains them all in clear language accessible to the layman. This volume includes 80 new photographs, over half in color, illustrating many of the phenomena - ordinary and exotic - discussed in the book. Most of the new photos are by Pekka Parviainen, the renowned Finnish nature photographer.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780387944135
ISBN-10: 0387944133
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 30th, 1995
Pages: 417
Language: English