:: Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, & Theories

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Description from the publisher:
The Encyclopedia of Scientific Principles, Laws, and Theories includes several hundred entries. For ease of use, entries are arranged alphabetically by the names of the men or women who are best-known for their discovery or development or after whom the particular scientific law or theory is named.

Entries include a short biography of the main discoverers, as well as any information that was of particular relevance in the evolution of the scientific topic.

The encyclopedia includes sidebars and examples of the usefulness of the theories, principles, and laws in everyday life, demonstrating that understanding these concepts have practical use.

Each entry also includes resources for further research, and the encyclopedia includes a general bibliography of particularly useful primary and secondary source materials.

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