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Author Hazen, Robert M., 1948-

Title Science matters : achieving scientific literacy / Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil.

Publication Info. New York : Anchor Books, 2009.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  500 HAZ    AVAILABLE
Edition Second Anchor Books edition.
Description xxii, 360 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Knowing -- Energy -- Electricity and magnetism -- The atom -- The world of the quantum -- Chemical bonding -- Atomic architecture -- Nuclear physics -- The fundamental structure of matter -- Astronomy -- The cosmos -- Relativity -- The restless earth -- Earth cycles -- The ladder of life -- The code of life -- Biotechnology -- Evolution -- Ecosystems.
Summary From plate tectonics to leptons to the first living cell, now you can understand the simple science behind our complex world.
Subject Science -- Popular works.
Added Author Trefil, James, 1938-
ISBN 9780307454584

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