ISBN: 978-0-19-956146-9
Внешнее покрытие издания: в обл.
Язык текста: англ.
Основное заглавие: Oxford Dictionare of Science
Место издания: New York
Издатель: Oxford
Дата издания: 2010
Объем издания (количество страниц): 900
Высота, см.: 20
Определитель УДК: (038)=111
Индекс УДК: 811.111
Статус записи (Тип информации): В наличии
Ширина, см: 12,8
Толщина, см: 5
Вес в граммах: 630
Артикул: 2135679

Hailed as "handy and readable" (Nature) and "well worth browsing" (New Scientist), this best-selling dictionary contains 9,200 alphabetically organized entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, and astronomy. In addition to a wealth of reliable, up-to-date entries, users will find useful short biographies of leading scientists, full-page illustrated features on subjects such as the Solar System and Genetically Modified Organisms, and chronologies of specific scientific subjects including plastics, electronics, and cell biology. This new edition includes expanded coverage of global warming, forensic science, astrophysics, quantum theory, and the solar system. Supported by over 200 diagrams and illustrations, the Dictionary also contains recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Science companion website. Finally, it has appendices on SI units, fundamental constants, geological time...

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