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Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date October 11, 2001
Pages 448
Binding Hardcover
Edition Revised
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199107117
ISBN-10 0199107114
Dimensions 1.25 by 8.75 by 10.75 in.
Weight 4 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $33.30
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Summary
Presents an encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science that include: the advent of SARS; coverage of cloning; coverage of GM food; and coverage of digital cameras. This text encompasses the physical, chemical and biological sciences. It also contains 1300 illustrations: colour photos, and commisioned drawings and diagrams.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This text is the leading science encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science, now fully revised and updated. Its major updates include: the advent of SARS; extended coverage of cloning; extended coverage of GM food; and extended coverage of digital cameras. Other updates include: Jupiter's moons reach 50; crash of space shuttle Columbia; and the disappearance of element 118. This text provides a wide-ranging coverage encompassing the physical, chemical and biological sciences. It also highlights science at the cutting edge - Human Genome Project, BSE, evolving robots, global warming, laser-guided missiles, and nanotechnology...It contains over 1300 illustrations: carefully selected full-colour photos and specially commisioned drawings and diagrams. Its unrivalled authority is ensured by expert team headed by Richard Dawkins, world-famous author of "The Selfish Gene". The encyclopedia has a dedicated website, which includes hundreds of recommended links, downloadable artworks from the book and a challenging quiz.

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With Richard Dawkins | Revised edition from Oxford Univ Pr (October 11, 2001)
9780199107117 | details & prices | 448 pages | 8.75 × 10.75 × 1.25 in. | 4.05 lbs | List price $33.30
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