Book: Clugston Mike «Dictionary of Science»

Dictionary of Science

Серия: "-"

The Penguin Dictionary of Science covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology, biochemistry, human anatomy, mathematics, astronomy and computing. Superbly comprehensive and accessible, this newly updated dictionary is the ideal reference tool for anyone who needs to understand scientific terms, whether student, researcher or enthusiastic layperson. It provides clear definitions of some 7, 000 scientific terms. It gives succinct explanations of fundamental terms (ammonia, base pairing, cell) and more specialist concepts (allosteric enzyme, Bravais lattice, close packing). It covers individual elements and chemical compounds in detail. It contains appendices ranging from lists of SI units and fundamental constants to the periodic table and an outline classification of living organisms. It includes hundreds of illustrations and diagrams.

Издательство: "Penguin Group" (2014)

ISBN: 978-0-14-197903-8

Купить за 1180 руб в My-shop

Другие книги автора:

КнигаОписаниеГодЦенаТип книги
Dictionary of ScienceThe Penguin Dictionary of Science covers all the important topics in this key subject area including chemistry, physics, molecular biology, biochemistry, human anatomy, mathematics, astronomy and… — Penguin Group, Подробнее...20141526бумажная книга

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dictionary of American Regional English — Volume I (1985), Volume II (1991), Volume III (1996), Volume IV (2002), Volume V (2012) Country  United States …   Wikipedia

  • Science fiction — (abbreviated SF or sci fi with varying punctuation and capitalization) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology. Science fiction is found in books, art, television, films, games …   Wikipedia

  • Science and mathematics from the Renaissance to Descartes — George Molland Early in the nineteenth century John Playfair wrote for the Encyclopaedia Britannica a long article entitled ‘Dissertation; exhibiting a General View of the Progress of Mathematics and Physical Science, since the Revival of Letters …   History of philosophy

  • Science — This article is about the general term, particularly as it refers to experimental sciences. For the specific topics of study by scientists, see Natural science. For other uses, see Science (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary of Scientific Biography — The Dictionary of Scientific Biography is a scholarly reference work that was published from 1970 through 1980. It is supplemented by the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography and an electronic version that includes both publications. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • dictionary — /dik sheuh ner ee/, n., pl. dictionaries. 1. a book containing a selection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, etc., expressed in… …   Universalium

  • science, history of — Introduction       the history of science from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the 20th century.       On the simplest level, science is knowledge of the world of nature. There are many regularities in nature that mankind has had to… …   Universalium

  • Science in the Age of Enlightenment — The scientific history of the Age of Enlightenment traces developments in science and technology during the Age of Reason, when Enlightenment ideas and ideals were being disseminated across Europe and North America. Generally, the period spans… …   Wikipedia

  • Science in medieval Islam — In the history of science, Islamic science refers to the science developed under the Islamic civilization between the 8th and 16th centuries, during what is known as the Islamic Golden Age. [cite journal|first=A. I.|last=Sabra|authorlink=A. I.… …   Wikipedia

  • Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre — The Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre (previously: Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Institute, Lithuanian: Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos centras (MELC)) is a Lithuanian publishing house that issues encyclopedias, reference works …   Wikipedia

  • Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Institute — The Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Institute ( lt. Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos institutas (MELI)) is a Lithuanian publishing house that issues encyclopedias, reference works, books, monographs, and dictionaries. The Institute,… …   Wikipedia