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"Scientific American" Science Desk Reference

Scientific American (Wiley)

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Published: 30th September 1999
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The definitive reference, from the authority on science and technology Scientific American is among the most recognized and well-regarded science publications in the world. This comprehensive, useful reference provides the most commonly sought science information in a lively, accessible format. It is arranged thematically in sixteen sections that cover everything from astronomy and earth science to the human body and technology. Also provided are over 500 biographies of key science figures, chronologies of scientific developments, thousands of glossary terms, and hundreds of useful Web sites. Includes hundreds of visual elements, including tables, charts, diagrams, and illustrations * Provides hundreds of sidebars featuring fascinating facts, mnemonic aids, and quizzes. Scientific American (New York, NY) is one of the world's leading science and technology publications. In English, it reaches more than three million people around the world by subscription, newsstands, and online.

Measurement
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Astronomy
Earth Science: Evolution and Structure of Planet Earth
Earth Science: The Atmosphere and the Hydrosphere
Environment and Ecology
Biology
The Animal Kingdom
Plant Kingdom
Human Body
Health and Disease
Computer Science
Technology
Discoveries, Inventions, and Prizes
Index
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ISBN: 9780471356752
ISBN-10: 0471356751
Series: Scientific American (Wiley)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 690
Published: 30th September 1999
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 19.7  x 4.6
Weight (kg): 1.4