Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia

Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia

Revised and updated Edition

Hardback (11 Oct 2001)

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Synopsis

The leading science encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science, now fully revised and updated. Major updates include: - The advent of SARS - Extended coverage of cloning - Extended coverage of GM food - Extended coverage of digital cameras Other updates include: Jupiter's moons reach 50; crash of space shuttle Columbia; disappearance of element 118 - Wide-ranging coverage encompassing the physical, chemical and biological sciences - Science at the cutting edge - Human Genome Project, BSE, evolving robots, global warming, laser-guided missiles, nanotechnology... - Over 1300 illustrations: carefully selected full-colour photos and specially commisioned drawings and diagrams - Unrivalled authority ensured by expert team headed by Richard Dawkins, world-famous author of The Selfish Gene The encyclopedia has a dedicated website (www.oup.com/science-encyclopedia), which includes hundreds of recommended links, downloadable artworks from the book and a challenging quiz

Book information

ISBN: 9780199107117
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Revised and updated Edition
DEWEY: 503
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 1500g
Height: 276mm
Width: 219mm
Spine width: 35mm