Brought to Light (2008) Subject : Brought to Light , edited by Corey Keller, a remarkable collection of scientific photographs taken between 1840 and 1900. Observations : From the… 2008-11-28 Coffee Table Nonfiction Yale University Press
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Brought to Light (2008)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Nov 28, 2008; Genres: Coffee Table, Nonfiction; Publisher: Yale University Press

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

Originally posted Nov 26, 2008 Published in issue #1024 Dec 05, 2008 Order article reprints