Dictionary of Scientific Literacy

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John Wiley, 1992 - Business & Economics - 334 pages
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Intended for laypeople and nonscience majors, this volume provides over 650 terms covering such areas of science as astrology, medicine, mathematics, and computer science

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Scientific literacy allows us to understand phenomena encountered in our daily lives and to make informed decisions about public issues involving science and technology. This dictionary provides 650 ... Read full review

About the author (1992)

Richard P. Brennan is a veteran science writer and editor whose previous books include Levitating Trains and Kamikaze Genes (Wiley) and The Automobile: Technology and Society. Mr. Brennan has served as a consultant to Lockheed, the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Academy of Sciences.

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