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Scientific American science desk reference.

Publisher: New York : John Wiley, ©1999.
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"Divided into 15 sections covering a specific scientific discipline, this work includes sections on key concepts, glossaries, and biographies of prominent researchers in that field, chronologies, and information unique to that particular discipline."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Scientific American science desk reference.
New York : John Wiley, ©1999
(OCoLC)682360749
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0585360952 9780585360959 0471356751 9780471356752
OCLC Number: 41504966
Description: xi, 690 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Measurement --
Mathematics --
Chemistry --
Physics --
Astronomy --
Earth science: Evolution and structure of planet Earth --
Earth science: The atmosphere and the hydrosphere --
Environment and ecology --
Biology --
The animal kingdom --
Plant kingdom --
Human body --
Health and disease --
Computer science --
Technology --
Discoveries, inventions, and prizes --
Index.
Other Titles: Science desk reference
Scientific American.
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"Divided into 15 sections covering a specific scientific discipline, this work includes sections on key concepts, glossaries, and biographies of prominent researchers in that field, chronologies, and information unique to that particular discipline."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

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