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A Dictionary of Science By Edited by Alan Isaacs

A Dictionary of Science
by Edited by Alan Isaacs

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Contains 9,000 entries on various aspects of science. Useful for both students and non-scientists, this dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of biology, including human biology, chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy.
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A Dictionary of Science by Edited by Alan Isaacs

This best-selling dictionary contains over 9,000 entries on all aspects of science. Ideal for both students and non-scientists alike, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy. 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.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE; DICTIONARY; 1. SI units; 2. Derived SI units with special names; 3. Decimal multiples and submultiples to be used with SI units; 4. Conversion of units to SI units; 5. Fundamental Constants; 6. The solar system; 7. Geological time scale; 8. Simplified classification of the plant kingdom; 9. Simplified classification of the animal kingdom; 10. The periodic table

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A Dictionary of Science by Edited by Alan Isaacs
Edited by Alan Isaacs
Oxford Paperback Reference
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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