Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science

Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science

by DK Publishing


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Visually dazzling and completely accessible, the Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science reveals the exciting world of science in a language far memorable than traditional dictionaries. Using more than 1,600 color photographs and illustrations — each one annotated in detail — it analyzes the main scientific disciplines, including physics, chemistry, human anatomy, and astronomy, in pictures and words. Cross sections and incredible diagrams provide a unique perspective on everything from the structure of a flower to the Big Bang.

The Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science covers more than 15,000 terms, with over 170 major entries and 10 different sections on everything from mathematics to life sciences and ecology. A unique source of reference for the entire family, the Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science will help you discover the answers to thousands of questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760777886
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.88(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.15(d)

About the Author

DK Publishing is world renowned for its distinctive, highly visual books that inform, inspire, and entertain readers of all ages.

Table of Contents

1. Physics; 2. Chemistry; 3. Life Sciences; 4. Ecology; 5. Human Anatomy; 6. Medical Science; 7. Earth Sciences; 8. Astronomy; 9. Astrophysics; 10. Electronics; 11. Computer Science; 12. Mathematics; 13. Biographies

to electronics—all clearly explained and beautifully illustrated. (Grand Rapids Press)

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