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Dr. Kenneth Libbrecht was raised in North Dakota and educated at Caltech and Princeton, receiving his PhD in physics in 1984. He subsequently joined the faculty at Caltech, where he is a professor of physics and head of the physics department. He has published numerous articles on a range of scientific topics, as well as a number of books for popular audiences on the formation of snow crystals. The latest news on snow-crystal research can be found on his website at www.snowcrystals.net.
Have always enjoyed this book. ,Purchased to share with grandchildren. The snowflafes are pleasurable to view. Was informative.Let it snowPublished 7 months ago by Nila Nagy
It is a remarkable feat to be able to capture photos of tiny fragile snowflakes before the equipment used causes them to melt or handling causes damage. Read morePublished 10 months ago by hoofbeat
Such an interesting little book. It's filled with beautiful pictures. The photography is amazing! Smaller in size around 8x8. Came in a padded envelope. Read morePublished 13 months ago by shelly
We had a copy of this in years past and gave it away to a friend who so admired it! We keep a copy of this little treasure on the coffee table all winter and look through it again... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Jessica
Close up, stunning photos of snowflakes by CalTech's head of physics, combined with quotes about nature, wonder and science, which is a smaller gift version of the more in depth... Read morePublished on April 8, 2012 by M. Carroll
Snowflakes was given to me as a gift several years ago. This past Christmas 2011, I ordered several to give as gifts. Read morePublished on January 26, 2012 by KMan
This little book was a fascinating look at snowflakes. Most people see snowflakes when they fall, and never think much about them, other than they accumulate on the ground and are... Read morePublished on April 3, 2009 by Donna K. Bradbury
The Little Book of Snowflakes
What a Beautiful little book! I think i got as much enjoyment or maybe more than my Granddaughter did. Read more
One may feel a sense of gloom and doom as winter closes in. But Ken Libbrecht shows us the astounding beauty that only comes in winter -- in the intricate designs of snowflakes. Read morePublished on February 16, 2008 by K. Childs