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The Facts On File Dictionary of Physics, Fourth EditionThe Facts On File Dictionary of Physics, Fourth Edition
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The Facts On File Dictionary of Physics, Fourth Edition

Praise for the previous editions:

"…clear and concise definitions cover almost everything in physics…plus line drawings illustrate sometimes hard to understand concepts…the definitions are far… (See Below for Full Description)
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Praise for the previous editions:
"…clear and concise definitions cover almost everything in physics…plus line drawings illustrate sometimes hard to understand concepts…the definitions are far superior to those contained in academic texts used in classrooms."—Concise Book Reviews

The Facts On File Dictionary of Physics, Fourth Edition clearly explains the language and terms that play an integral part in this important branch of science. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes approximately 320 new entries, new line illustrations, new pronunciation symbols, a listing of websites, and a bibliography. Current entries and back matter have been revised accordingly. Covering every aspect of physical science, this comprehensive reference is the perfect companion to the other three new dictionaries in The Facts On File Science Dictionary series.

New entries include:
  • Age of the universe
  • Black hole
  • Cosmology
  • Exotic nuclei
  • Instability
  • Maxwell's demon
  • Quasar
  • Sonic boom
  • Variable star
  • Z-boson
  • and more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5653-8
ISBN-10 816056536
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0949-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Science Dictionary
Author John Daintith and Richard Rennie
Publication Date 5/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications 90 black-and-white line illustrations, tables, and charts. Appendixes. Bibliography. Cross-references. Pronunciation symbols.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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