Dictionary of Science

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Over 9,200 clear and concise entries and more than 200 diagrams
Covers biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy
Contains short biographies of leading scientists
Full page illustrated features on such subjects as the solar system and genetically modified organisms
Useful appendices for easy reference include SI units and unit conversion, fundamental constants, the solar system, geological time scale and the periodic table
Mini-chronologies support key entries
Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website
New to this edition

Revised and fully updated content
200 new entries
Expanded coverage of global warming, forensic science, astrophysics, quantam theory, and the solar system
Recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website.
This best-selling dictionary contains 9,200 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, and astronomy. This new edition includes expanded coverage of global warming, forensic science, astrophysics, quantam theory, and the solar system. Supported by over 200 diagrams and illustrations the dictionary features recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website.

Other features include 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.

Both concise and wide-ranging, this dictionary is an ideal reference work for students and a great introduction for non-scientists.
Readership: Ideal for students of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, or astronomy, as well as for anyone needing clear definitions of scientific terms.