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The Essential Dictionary of Science
     

The Essential Dictionary of Science

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by John O. E. Clark (Editor)
 
In addition, The Essential Dictionary of Science includes a comprehensive 60-page appendix, arranged thematically, covering such topics as Nobel Prize winners, conversion charts, scientific discoveries, chemical elements, key dates in genetics, geological eras, space probes, planets, and constellations.

From antibodies to antimatter, from meiosis to

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In addition, The Essential Dictionary of Science includes a comprehensive 60-page appendix, arranged thematically, covering such topics as Nobel Prize winners, conversion charts, scientific discoveries, chemical elements, key dates in genetics, geological eras, space probes, planets, and constellations.

From antibodies to antimatter, from meiosis to microwaves, and from geothermal energy to genetic fingerprinting, each topic is clearly explained and placed in its context. Anyone with an interest in science is sure to find The Essential Dictionary of Science a valuable tool.

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Designed to be both accessible and appealing to the general reader, this 896-page science dictionary contains over 8,000 entries, including the latest terms and concepts. The Essential Dictionary of Science defines terms from physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, mathematics, and the earth sciences. For students and general readers, the volume contains over 1,000 biographies of important scientists and more than 1,000 web links to the most informative Internet sites, as well as over 250 diagrams and other illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760746165
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 8.78(h) x 1.99(d)

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The Essential Dictionary of Science 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this book! And only 15 bucks!