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The sciencebook : everything you need to know about the world and how it works / [authors, Matthias Delbrück ... et al.]
Alternate Title Science book
Everything you need to know about the world and how it works
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  Q162 .S397 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Science -- Popular works
Physical Description 431 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Note At head of title on cover: National Geographic
"Foreword by Marshall Brain"--Cover
Includes index
Includes fold-out pages
Contents The universe -- The earth -- Biology -- Chemistry -- Physics and technology -- Mathematics
Summary Encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one richly illustrated volume. Six major sections, ranging from the universe and planet Earth to biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics, encompass everything from microscopic life to nuclear power--with particular attention given to subjects in the news today, like climate change and genetic engineering. Includes 2,000 illustrations, 3-D graphics and pictograms
Alternate Author Delbrück, Matthias
National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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