An accessible new reference for students, The Young Oxford Library of Science is an 11-volume set that offers easy-to-find information on the physical, chemical, and biological sciences. Each volume explains its subject in language that is easy to understand and is written by its own expert author. Together, these volumes form a comprehensive library of basic knowledge on all aspects of science and how it applies to our daily lives.
Volume 6: Light and Sound
Without an understanding of light and sound, wed have no cameras or compact discs. Light and Sound explains what brings rainbows to our eyes and music to our ears. Such events are described in 23 articles, including: * Electromagnetic spectrum * Fiber optics * Mirrors and lenses * Sound recording * Sound * Ultrasoundshow more