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Van Nostrand's Concise Encyclopedia of Science

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Edited By: Alan Axelrod and Christopher G DePree

821 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137830 | ISBN: 0471363316
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About this book

Based on the new 4,000 page, 2 volume Van Nostrand's Science Encyclopedia, 9th Edition, this book is the most comprehensive 1 volume scientific desk reference available. Features over 5,000 entries that completely cover vital science, technology, and math terms and concepts. Easy-to-use and fun, it offers basic definitions of scientific terms followed by concise explanations of the concepts.


Contents

Preface. Foreword. Science Entries A to Z. Contributors.

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Biography

CHRISTOPHER G. De PREE, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Agnes College. He lives in Decatur, Georgia. ALAN AXELROD, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of more than fifty books and a well-regarded popular historian. He lives in Atlanta.

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