The Facts on File Dictionary of Astronomy / Edition 5

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John O. E. is a science writer and editor and co-editor of the Facts On File Dictionary of Physics and the Facts On File Dictionary of Mathematics .
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Some 200 of the approximately 3,700 entries (counting cross references) in this fourth edition are new, including entries for Atacama Large Millimeter Array, Big Ear Radio Telescope, Jicmarca Radio Observatory, and magnetars. Length ranges from about 25 to 500 words, with longer entries for topics such as fundamental forces, gamma ray astronomy, and quasar. Line drawings illustrate some of the more complex concepts and theories. Illingworth is a physicist who has edited a number of dictionaries; Clark is a science writer and editor. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816059980
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Series: Science Dictionaries Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Age range: 14 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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