Concise Science Dictionary

Concise Science Dictionary

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Authoritative and up-to-date, this bestselling dictionary is ideal reference for both students and non-scientists. Fully revised for this third edition, with over 1,000 new entries, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology (including human biology), chemistry, physics, the earth sciences, and astronomy. * 8,500 clear and concise entries * Commonly encountered terms from mathematics and computing * Up-to-date coverage of areas such as molecular biology, genetics, * particle physics, cosmology, and fullerene chemistry * Appendices include the periodic table, tables of SI units, and classifications of the plant and animal kingdoms This book is intended for school and first-year students, non-scientists wanting a general science dictionary.show more

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  • Paperback | 800 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 45.72mm | 544.31g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • line drawings throughout, bibliography
  • 0192800337
  • 9780192800336

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Praise for the first edition: *"Handy and readable...for scientists aged nine to ninety."--Natureshow more

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