The University of Chicago Press

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fusel oil to fuzzy logic fusel oil to fuzzy logic

cover square root to stamen


Up-to-date, concise, and easy to use, the Science and Technology Encyclopedia is a reliable resource for a wide general readership—from high school students to undergraduates to all those with an interest in the comprehensive array of scientific fields it covers.

  • More than 6,500 authoritative A-Z entries covering earth and life sciences (including natural history, physics, chemistry, medicine, information technology, and other disciplines)
  • Biographical entries for more than 850 famous scientists, detailing their careers and achievements
  • More than 250 detailed illustrations, including schematic diagrams, representational natural history artwork, and technical cutaway diagrams.
  • Over 20,000 cross-references


Science and Technology Encyclopedia
Paper $22.50 ISBN: 0-226-74267-9
©2000, 576 pages, 250 illustrations

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