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Light And Optics (Physics in Our World)
Light And Optics (Physics in Our World)
SEVERAL THOUSAND YEARS ago people believed that vision involved the emission of some kind of radiation by the eye. Everyone realized the eyes are necessary—an eye injury causes a loss of vision—but people in ancient times imagined the eye sent out rays and bounced them off distant objects, providing a sense of vision by analyzing the...
Atoms And Materials (Physics in Our World)
Atoms And Materials (Physics in Our World)
JET AIRPLANES MADE their first appearance during World War II (1939–1945), almost 40 years after American inventors Orville and Wilbur Wright built and flew the first airplane. Although jet engines are powerful and efficient, early airplanes had to settle for slow, cumbersome propellers, driven by piston engines quite similar to automobile...
Particles And the Universe (Physics in Our World)
Particles And the Universe (Physics in Our World)
AS A STUDENT forced to flee Cambridge University during an epidemic in 1665–66, Isaac Newton—later knighted, becoming Sir Isaac—found a lot of time to do experiments. He put this time to good use, discovering the basis for many of the laws of physics he would go on to publish a few decades later. Newton’s equations...
The Mafia Encyclopedia
The Mafia Encyclopedia

Organized crime is the greatest criminal phenomenon of our time. From Al Capone, who boldly claimed his bootlegging activities were a public service, to John Gotti, the "Teflon don" who died in prison, these criminals have garnered headlines and captured the public imagination with their flamboyant lifestyles and colorful attitudes....

The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (Facts on File Science Library)
The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (Facts on File Science Library)
"Entries are clearly written; this will be an easy book for researchers, students, and teachers to study." - Choice "...useful in a school or public reference library to support students, teachers, or any of the general public who want more complete answers to marine science and history terminology questions than a general dictionary...
The Encyclopedia of Children's Health and Wellness (Facts on File Library of Health and Living)
The Encyclopedia of Children's Health and Wellness (Facts on File Library of Health and Living)
Despite the fact that the risk of childhood disease is lower now than it has been in the past, childhood health care needs remain complex. This is mainly because as society and technology change rapidly, children are routinely exposed to new potential threats. For instance, in the last few years the National Institutes of Health and the Surgeon...
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (Science Encyclopedia)
Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (Science Encyclopedia)
"...an excellent reference resource that is easy to navigate...Highly recommended..." - Choice "Highly recommended." - Library Media Connection "Recommended for high-school, public, and academic libraries." - Booklist"

Computers play a crucial role in our day-to-day lives. With more than 150
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Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate (Facts on File Science Dictionary)
Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate (Facts on File Science Dictionary)
"This book stands out because it is an easy-to-understand, well-put-together text...high-school, public, and academic libraries will definitely want [this] two-volume set."

This work presents 4000 entries in an A to Z format. Topics include: the processes that produce our weather; the circulation of the
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The Encyclopedia of World Religions (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)
The Encyclopedia of World Religions (Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology)
Gratifi ed by the response to the initial publication of The Encyclopedia of World Religions, the editors have prepared a revised and much enhanced edition of this work. The new edition contains 100 new articles on as many fresh topics, from ACTS OF THE APOSTLES to VIETNAMESE RELIGIONS. Numerous suggestions for further reading have been added...
Encyclopedia of Life Science (Facts on File Science Library)
Encyclopedia of Life Science (Facts on File Science Library)
Intended to complement the material typically taught in high school biology and introductory college biology courses, "Encyclopedia of Life Science" is a new, two-volume reference set that reflects the fundamental concepts and principles identified by the National Committee on Science Education Standards. More than 200 comprehensive...
The Encyclopedia Of International Organized Crime (Facts on File Crime Library)
The Encyclopedia Of International Organized Crime (Facts on File Crime Library)
As a reporter, columnist, and author who has written extensively about organized crime for more than three decades, my primary beat has been what is referred to by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as “traditional organized crime.” In official court documents, the FBI identifies the organization as La Cosa Nostra (LCN). Most...
The Middle Ages: 500-1450 (The History of Medicine)
The Middle Ages: 500-1450 (The History of Medicine)
During the Middle Ages (ca. 529-1100), the rise of Christianity had a definite effect on the practice of medicine. Pope Gregory (ca. 540-604) stressed the importance of prayer over medicine, and over time that sentiment became pervasive. Each time a person was healed, it was considered a miracle. The church taught that since God sometimes sent...
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