Making sense of science

Rock Stars

08.16.2016, by
A new book by physicist Jean-Claude Boulliard traces the ins and outs of different mineral families, each more surprising than the next. Bridging the worlds of science and art is a surprising feat, as these intriguing shapes and mesmerizing colors will attest.

These images come from the book “Les Minéraux: sciences et collections,” published by CNRS Éditions. Most of the minerals are displayed in the collection of the UPMC-Sorbonne Universités. 

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