A dictionary of science

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Oxford University Press, Sep 18, 2003 - Science - 858 pages
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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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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
22
Section 4
67
Section 5
213
Section 6
251
Section 7
280
Section 8
299
Section 23
472
Section 24
491
Section 25
524
Section 26
530
Section 27
537
Section 28
546
Section 29
550
Section 30
556

Section 9
300
Section 10
328
Section 11
335
Section 12
360
Section 13
362
Section 14
396
Section 15
423
Section 16
427
Section 17
434
Section 18
436
Section 19
443
Section 20
447
Section 21
456
Section 22
469
Section 31
570
Section 32
581
Section 33
602
Section 34
626
Section 35
649
Section 36
657
Section 37
662
Section 38
681
Section 39
696
Section 40
773
Section 41
811
Section 42
817
Section 43
833
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About the Editor:
Alan Isaacs is Reference Editor at Market House Books.

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