Diatoms: Wild Rides, Wildflowers

diatom38Diatoms: Wild Rides, Wildflowers



Sam’s amazing microscopic photos of the plants that are his botanical specialty, 50 of them, will grace the 50 chapters of our book.

About Scott Abbott

Ph.D. in German Literature from Princeton University, 1979. Then I taught at Vanderbilt University, BYU, and Utah Valley State College. At Utah Valley University, I'm Director of the Program in Integrated Studies and former Chair of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy. My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic (published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgrade), and translations of a book by Austrian author Peter Handke and of a catalogue of an exhibit called "The German Army and Genocide." More famously, my children are in the process of creating good lives for themselves: as a model and manager, as a teacher of Chinese language, as a watershed scientist and science writer, as a jazz musician, as a corrections officer, as university students, and as parents. I share my life with UVU historian Lyn Bennett and our yellow dog Blue. Some publications at http://works.bepress.com/scott_abbott/
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2 Responses to Diatoms: Wild Rides, Wildflowers

  1. flowerville says:

    those look really cool, actually, that is photography too. so small and important.
    all the best for your birthday, (was today if i remember correctly?) hope you get a ton of cake and presents and mates round and somesuch, so it should be.


    • Scott Abbott says:

      Amazing what a good camera mounted on a really good microscope can do.
      Tomorrow is the birthday and I’m going to play “when i get older, losing my hair . . .” in honor of the 64th.
      amazing that you remember this!


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