David Profumo

Coccolithophores Galore

Shapes: Nature’s Patterns – A Tapestry in Three Parts

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A decade ago, Philip Ball published a book entitled The Self-Made Tapestry, which explored why the patterns that recur in the natural world are not coincidental. This volume is the first in a three-part expanded version, but it is a much more difficult read. 

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