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Weisstein, Eric W.

Overview
Works: 28 works in 97 publications in 2 languages and 2,340 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Biography  Juvenile works  History 
Classifications: QA5, 510.3
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Most widely held works by Eric W Weisstein
CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, figures, tabulations, and references. Its informal style makes it accessible to a broad spectrum of readers with a diverse range of mathematical backgrounds and interests. This book draws connections between many areas of mathematics and science. It also provides abundant examples of mathematical applications and features highly readable, distinctive exposition." "Through its thousands of explicit examples, formulas, and derivations, The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics gives a flavor of each topic without getting lost in minutiae, making specific information easy to locate, but also making the larger realm of mathematics fun to explore."--BOOK JACKET
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This third edition of a bestseller is now presented as a three-volume set, making it much more accessible and easier to use when searching for information. Keeping the format that made its predecessors so popular, this edition has been extensively expanded, revised, and updated. It now contains over 12,800 entries. Each article provides definitions, formulas, illustrations, web links, bibliographic information, and facts from mathematics, the sciences, and engineering. This new edition is written in an informal style, making it accessible to anyone who has an interest and some background in mathematics. The three-volume set is beautifully bound with much improved typesetting and format."--Publisher's description
Wolfram MathWorld the web's most extensive mathematics resource by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. Like the vibrant and constantly evolving discipline of mathematics, this site is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries."--About MathWorld. Also contains current mathematical news reports
Detection of the 267 GHz J=1-0 rotational transition of PH₃ in Saturn with a new fourier transform spectrometer by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eric Weisstein's world of science by Eric W Weisstein ( )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eric Weisstein's World of Science site contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics."--'About the site' page
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eric Weisstein's treasure troves of science ( )
in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features an online database of mathematics and science encyclopedias aimed at students, compiled by Eric W. Weisstein. Provides searching tips for users and allows users to add contributions
Eric Weisstein's world of scientific biography by Eric W Weisstein ( )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides biographies of over 1,000 scientists, their photos, hyperlinks to relevant resources, and references. Users can browse by branch of science, nationality, historical periods, or the prize winners. Boolean search is available
Eric Weisstein's treasure trove of physics by Eric W Weisstein ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an online physics encyclopedia, provided by Eric W. Weisstein as part of the Eric's Treasure Trove Project. Contains an alphabetical index to the encyclopedia and allows users to search by keyword. Links to encyclopedias on other science topics
Eric's treasure troves of science by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyclopedias of math and science that provide jumping-off points for further information in various topics
Eric Weisstein's world of physics by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Web site contains encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. Assembled by Internet encyclopedist, Eric Weisstein, this resource helps students and educators find explanations for technical subjects that are both clear and accessible. In addition, it provides illustrative examples at the fingertips of every Internet user
Wolfram MathWorld the web's most extensive mathematical resource ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"...a nexus of mathematical information in both the mathematics and educational communities. It not only reaches millions of readers from all continents of the globe, but also serves as a clearinghouse for new mathematical discoveries that are routinely contributed by researchers. Its entries are extensively referenced in journals and books spanning all educational levels, including those read by researchers, elementary school students and teachers, engineers, and hobbyists."--About MathWorld page
Eric's Treasure Trove of Astronomy by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Eric's Treasure Trove of Astronomy, an online astronomy encyclopedia compiled by Eric Weisstein. Describes the creation of the project and links to encyclopedias on other topics. Offers a site search engine and an alphabetical index
Mathworld : the web's most extensive mathematics resource ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Eric Weisstein's world of mathematics the web's most extensive mathematics resource by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Mathématiques et statistiques]
Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630) by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents a biography of Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), a German mathematician and astronomer. Notes that Kepler was a confirmed Copernican who believed that the planets revolved around the sun. Explains that Kepler formulated laws, now called Kepler's laws, that describe planetary motion. Offers access to a photographic image of a portrait of Kepler. Contains references
CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics / E. Weisstein by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Eric's Treasure Trove of Chemistry by Eric W Weisstein ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Features Eric's Treasure Trove of Chemistry, an online encyclopedia on chemistry compiled by Eric Weisstein. Offers a site search engine and an alphabetical index. Includes a list of literature references. Describes the creation of the project and links to encyclopedias on other topics
 
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English (86)
French (1)
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