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Oxford Dictionary of Science

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By: Jonathan Law(Editor)
1088 pages, 200+ illustrations
Oxford Dictionary of Science
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  • Oxford Dictionary of Science ISBN: 9780198738374 Edition: 7 Paperback Mar 2017 Usually dispatched within 5 days
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About this book

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. This fully revised edition includes hundreds of new entries, such as bone morphogenetic protein, Convention on Biological Diversity, genome editing, Ice Cube experiment, multi-core processor, PhyloCode, quarkonium, and World Wide Telescope, bringing it fully up to date in areas such as nanotechnology, quantum physics, molecular biology, genomics, and the science of climate change. Supported by more than 200 diagrams and illustrations Oxford Dictionary of Science features recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website.

Other features include short biographies of leading scientists, full page illustrated features on subjects such as the Solar System and Genetically Modified Organisms, and chronologies of specific scientific subjects including plastics, electronics, and cell biology.

With concise entries on an extensive list of topics, Oxford Dictionary of Science is both an ideal reference work for students and a great introduction for non-scientists.

New to the 7th edition:
- Revised and fully updated content, including over 250 new entries
- Expanded coverage of many areas, including nanotechnology, quantum physics, molecular biology, genomics, and the science of climate change
- New entries include bone morphogenetic protein, Convention on Biological Diversity, genome editing, Ice Cube Experiment, multi-core processor, PhyloCode, quarkonium, and World Wide Telescope

Contents

Preface
Credits
Dictionary
Appendices

Customer Reviews

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By: Jonathan Law(Editor)
1088 pages, 200+ illustrations
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"The book will appeal not just to scientists and science students but also to the interested lay person. And it passes the most difficult test of any dictionary – it is well worth browsing."
New Scientist

"All entries are clear and brief, written in no-nonsense prose [...] A handy reference work."
TES

"Handy and readable [...] for scientists aged nine to ninety"
Nature

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