Diatoms to Dinosaurs

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Diatoms to Dinosaurs

#1 Post by 75RR » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:56 pm

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Not strictly a book about microscopy on the whole, but feel I can justify adding it here due to the very interesting chapter on Plankton, on which it does qualify ... see DRIFTING WITH THE TIDE: LIFE IN THE PLANKTON page 197

One comes away with a much more immediate understanding of what life is like for plankton.

As an example let me say that I never even considered the effect of the Reynolds number on Plankton, yet it seems to rule their lives.

However all of the book is worth a read.

This is from the blurb:

“This is a delightful essay written from the point of view that physics, chemistry, engineering, and physiology really matter to everyday life."


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Re: Diatoms to Dinosaurs

#2 Post by Sabatini » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:53 pm

Thank you very much, very interesting

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Re: Diatoms to Dinosaurs

#3 Post by tgss » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:40 pm

Thanks very much for the link 75RR. Looks like a fascinating read.
Tom W.

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