The Facts on File Physics Handbook by The Diagram Group


The Facts on File Physics Handbook by The Diagram Group

The Facts On File Physics Handbook, Revised Edition offers students a full view of this vital branch of science, in the form of a one-stop reference, with more than 1,300 glossary entries. This volume expands greatly on the information available in the first edition, with the inclusion of four new sections, as well as updated information and additions in the biography, chronology, and glossary sections. The four new sections include: more than 150 important advances in physics; a complete list of Nobel Prize winners in physics, as well as their biographical information; the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and Web addresses of 30 important associations in the field of physics and in general science; and a list of 50 Web sites for further reference.


Of great use to high schoolers and undergraduates, - Book News ,..[a] useful addition to collections supporting serious technical research. - School Library Journal I recommend it for high school and undergraduate students. General audiences will also find it useful. - Science Books and Film

About the Author

The Diagram Group has produced over 360 titles containing 41,000 pages of integrated text and illustrations. Their most recent projects with Facts On File include The Facts On File Illustrated Guide to the Human Body, Space and Astronomy On File, Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Earth Science Experiments On File, Environmental Issues On File, and Junior Science On File.

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272 pages


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Publication date

15th May 2006



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