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    Sand, at 250x magnification

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    • Sharon Turner

      When you walk along a beach, you may think the sand beneath your feet is made of nothing but tiny ocean-worn rocks. But scientist/artist Dr. Gary Greenberg sees countless treasures. By putting grains of sand under his microscope and magnifying them to over 250 times their normal size, Greenberg reveals that these tiny pebbles are actually stunningly beautiful little works of art

    • Crawford Design

      This is sand, viewed at a magnification of over 250 times real life. The photos were shot by Professor Gary Greenberg in Hawaii through a powerful microscope. Greenberg has published a book, A Grain of Sand, with these and other photos.

    • Annie

      Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size. Gary Greenberg uses incredible microphotography which reveals each grain of sand to be a kaleidoscope of colour and texture that defies its rather bland reputation.

    • Kris513

      Kris513: "A photo of grains of sands magnified 250 times. Can you believe that we step on these beautiful gems everytime we're on the beach??" Pinned from (@lostateminor)

    • Gloria Clanin

      Viewed at a magnification of over 250 times real life, tiny grains of sand are shown to be delicate, colourful structures as unique as snowflakes. When seen well beyond the limits of human eyesight, the miniature particles are exposed as fragments of crystals, spiral fragments of shells and crumbs of volcanic rock. Professor Gary Greenberg said: 'It is incredible to think when you are walking on the beach you are standing on ...

    • .: Jorie :.

      Grains of sand magnified to 250 times normal size. How mesmerizing nature can be <3

    • ⚓  shine on you crazy diamond ⚓

      The art of Mother Nature - Beauty in every grain: Sand magnified 250 times.

    • Deb Fallon

      Gary Greenberg, Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size

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