The Penguin Encyclopedia of Science and Math

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A one-volume desk encyclopedia, with about 4,000 entries, including 1,000 capsule biographies, covering the key terms, concepts, instruments, and individuals in the development of the sciences and mathematics, from classical times to the present. The majority of the entries, ranging from a half-dozen lines to a full page in length, focus on the so-called "hard sciences", which are commonly taught in high school -- biology, chemistry, physics, earth science -- as well as mathematics through calculus. Astronomy, physical ...

The Penguin Encyclopedia of Science and Math 2000, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670885282