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Dictionary of Science By Oxford University Press

Dictionary of Science by Oxford University Press

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Summary

Suitable for students and non-scientists, this text contains 9000 entries on all aspects of science, with coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, earth science and astronomy. Scientist biographies, scientific chronologies and full-page illustrations round out the text.

Dictionary of Science Summary

Dictionary of Science by Oxford University Press

In its fourth edition, this dictionary contains 9000 entries on all aspects of science. Suitable for both students and non-scientists, it provides coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy; short biographies of leading scientists; full-page illustration features on such subjects as El Nino, the Solar System, and Genetically Modified Organisms; and chronologies of specific scientific subjects, including plastics, electronics, and cell biology.

Dictionary of Science Reviews

"Handy and readable...for scientists aged nine to ninety."--Nature
Praise for previous editions:
"The book will appeal not just to scientists and science students but also to the interested lay person. And it passes the most difficult test of any dictionary--it is well worth browsing through."--New Scientist


"Handy and readable...for scientists aged nine to ninety."--Nature
Praise for previous editions:
"The book will appeal not just to scientists and science students but also to the interested lay person. And it passes the most difficult test of any dictionary--it is well worth browsing through."--New Scientist

"Handy and readable...for scientists aged nine to ninety."--Nature
Praise for previous editions:
"The book will appeal not just to scientists and science students but also to the interested lay person. And it passes the most difficult test of any dictionary--it is well worth browsing through."--New Scientist


"Handy and readable...for scientists aged nine to ninety."--Nature


Praise for previous editions:
"The book will appeal not just to scientists and science students but also to the interested lay person. And it passes the most difficult test of any dictionary--it is well worth browsing through."--New Scientist


Additional information

GOR002038672
9780192800985
0192800981
Dictionary of Science by Oxford University Press
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1999-10-31
864
N/A
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