The Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science

The Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science

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This reference work is a guide to the main scientific disciplines, from the workings of plants, animals and the human body, through the principles of physics and chemistry, to the fundamentals of the universe. Each section provides an overview of an area of science and its main terms. An introduction explains and defines, while the extensive labelling of images should help the reader to understand. Special sections spotlight the most influential scientists and the critical moments in the history of scientific more

Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 200 x 240 x 38mm | 1,619.32g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 200 colour illustrations and 1400 photographs
  • 0751304557
  • 9780751304558

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This is an absolutely brilliant home reference book. By combining material (especially illustrations) from existing Dorling Kindersley titles, and adding new material as well, the DK team has produced a visual delight which is informative and mostly accurate (there are occasional lapses - but they are indeed few and far between). The book is rounded off by a useful glossary and a fat index, with historical mini-timelines scattered through the text. As good an example of its kind as you could wish for. (Kirkus UK)show more