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The American Heritage(R) Science Dictionary" defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology. Each entry has a clear, concise definition that gets to the meaning and importance of each term. There are 175 notes on key scientific concepts, such as "relativity, genomic sequencing, nanotechnology, " and "plate tectonics, " as well as 320 biographies of notable scientists from ancients such as "Aristotle" and "Archimedes" to modern greats like "Rosalyn Yalow" and "Leo Szilard." Illustrations accompany more than 350 entries. Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments. There is information on the newest named element, "copernicium, " and the discovery of "element 117." Entries encompass the latest finds in anthropology, including information on "Homo floresiensis, " as well as newsworthy items such as the suspected carcinogen "bisphenol A. "This is the perfect resource for people looking to improve their science literacy or understand the scientific breakthroughs reported in the news.
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The American Heritage® Science Dictionary defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology. Each entry has a clear, concise definition that gets to the meaning and importance of each term. There are 175 notes on key scientific concepts, such as relativity, genomic sequencing, nanotechnology, and plate tectonics, as well as 320 biographies of notable scientists from ancients such as Aristotle and Archimedes to modern greats like Rosalyn Yalow and Leo Szilard. Illustrations accompany more than 350 entries. Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments. There is information on the newest named element, copernicium, and the discovery of element 117. Entries encompass the latest finds in anthropology, including information on Homo floresiensis, as well as newsworthy items such as the suspected carcinogen bisphenol A. This is the perfect resource for people looking to improve their science literacy or understand the scientific breakthroughs reported in the news.
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"The American Heritage(R) Science Dictionary" defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology. Each entry has a clear, concise definition that gets to the meaning and importance of each term. There are 175 notes on key scientific concepts, such as "relativity, genomic sequencing, nanotechnology, " and "plate tectonics, " as well as 320 biographies of notable scientists from ancients such as "Aristotle" and "Archimedes" to modern greats like "Rosalyn Yalow" and "Leo Szilard." Illustrations accompany more than 350 entries. Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments. There is information on the newest named element, "copernicium, " and the discovery of "element 117." Entries encompass the latest finds in anthropology, including information on "Homo floresiensis, " as well as newsworthy items such as the suspected carcinogen "bisphenol A. "This is the perfect resource for people looking to improve their science literacy or understand the scientific breakthroughs reported in the news. *Author: American Heritage Dictionary *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 695 *Publication Date: 2011/07/27 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.27 x 6.36 x 1.93 inches
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The American Heritage® Science Dictionary defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology.

Each entry has a clear, concise definition that gets to the meaning and importance of each term. There are 175 notes on key scientific concepts, such as relativity, genomic sequencing, nanotechnology, and plate tectonics, as well as 320 biographies of notable scientists from ancients such as Aristotle and Archimedes to modern greats like Rosalyn Yalow and Leo Szilard. Illustrations accompany more than 350 entries.

Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments. There is information on the newest named element, copernicium, and the discovery of element 117. Entries encompass the latest finds in anthropology, including information on Homo floresiensis, as well as newsworthy items such as the suspected carcinogen bisphenol A.

This is the perfect resource for people looking to improve their science literacy or understand the scientific breakthroughs reported in the news.

Accessible and packed with great information, this updated science dictionary offers readers a handy reference for everything from quarks to protoplasm, featuring more than 8,500 entries, 350 photographs and drawings, 320 biographical profiles and coverage of the revised table of the elements and new scientific innovations through 2011.
This updated science dictionary offers readers a handy reference for everything from quarks to protoplasm, featuring more than 8,500 entries, 350 photographs and drawings, 320 biographical profiles, and coverage of the revised table of the elements and new scientific innovations through 2011.
The American Heritage Science Dictionary
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ISBN

9780547470924

Fiction/Non-Fiction

Non-Fiction

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Pages

695

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$21.95

Author

American Heritage Publishing Company

Publication Date

07/27/2011

Release Status

In Print

Format

Hardcover

Language

English

Measurements

Height: 9.5 Inches (US)

Width: 6.25 Inches (US)

Thickness: 2.25 Inches (US)

Unit Weight: 2.85 Pounds (US)

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American Heritage Science Dictionary

The American Heritage® Science Dictionary defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology.

Each entry has a clear, concise definition that gets to the meaning and importance of each term. There are 175 notes on key scientific concepts, such as relativity, genomic sequencing, nanotechnology, and plate tectonics, as well as 320 biographies of notable scientists from ancients such as Aristotle and Archimedes to modern greats like Rosalyn Yalow and Leo Szilard. Illustrations accompany more than 350 entries.

Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments. There is information on the newest named element, copernicium, and the discovery of element 117. Entries encompass the latest finds in anthropology, including information on Homo floresiensis, as well as newsworthy items such as the suspected carcinogen bisphenol A.

This is the perfect resource for people looking to improve their science literacy or understand the scientific breakthroughs reported in the news.


Accessible and packed with great information, this updated science dictionary offers readers a handy reference for everything from quarks to protoplasm, featuring more than 8,500 entries, 350 photographs and drawings, 320 biographical profiles and coverage of the revised table of the elements and new scientific innovations through 2011.

This updated science dictionary offers readers a handy reference for everything from quarks to protoplasm, featuring more than 8,500 entries, 350 photographs and drawings, 320 biographical profiles, and coverage of the revised table of the elements and new scientific innovations through 2011.

 
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