Images and text capture the astonishing beauty of the chemical processes that create snowflakes, bubbles, flames, and other wonders of nature.
Philip Ball is the author of many critically acclaimed books of popular science, including Critical Mass- How One Thing Leads to Another, The Elements- A Very Short Introduction, and Beyond Weird- Why Everything You Thought You Knew about Quantum Physics Is Different. Wenting Zhu is an artist, designer, and photographer. Yan Liang is Associate Professor at the University of Science and Technology of China and the founder and producer of the educational brand Beauty of Science. He has worked as a science animator and illustrator.