McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology 2013

Overview

An annual roundup of the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology

The McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2013 continues its tradition of making information on the latest advances in science and technology accessible to the nonspecialist through concise, richly illustrated articles. With entries written by international leaders in their respective fields, this new edition covers a broad range of scientific and technical ...

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Overview

An annual roundup of the amazing breakthroughs in science and technology

The McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2013 continues its tradition of making information on the latest advances in science and technology accessible to the nonspecialist through concise, richly illustrated articles. With entries written by international leaders in their respective fields, this new edition covers a broad range of scientific and technical disciplines, from Astronomy to Zoology.

  • 200 experts in science and technology keep you informed about key developments and trends in more than 50 major disciplines
  • Coverage includes forefront topics in areas such as biomedical sciences; cell and molecular biology; computer science; environmental science; genetics; materials science and engineering; neuroscience; nanotechnology; theoretical physics; and more
  • 350 full-color images, illustrations, and charts complement and enhance the text
  • An extensive index makes finding information easy
  • Numerous cross-references in each article suggest background reading in the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 11th Edition, as well as references to key literature
  • All articles are invited, reviewed, and signed to ensure quality of content, then edited and illustrated to aid the comprehension of nonspecialist readers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071801409
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/4/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

The McGraw-Hill Editorial Staff (New York, NY) is also responsible for the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, the world's premier science reference.

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Table of Contents

Editorial Staff
Editing, Design, and Production Staff
Consulting Editors
Article Titles and Authors
Preface
Articles A-Z
Contributors
Index

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