Asimov's guide to science. Vol.1, The physical sciences.

By: Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992Material type: TextTextSeries: Pelican booksPublication details: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1975Description: x,553p.,16p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20cmISBN: 0140219129 (pbk) :Subject(s): Science | ScienceDDC classification: 500 | 500 LOC classification: Q158.5Summary: This first volume deals clearly and enthusiastically with the history of astronomy and our present understanding of earth, space and stars; the nature of matter and the atom; chemistry and the elements; and the gradual application of this knowledge in technology.
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This ed. originally published: in one vol. New York : Basic Books, 1972.

Bibliography: p.522-527. _ Includes index.

This first volume deals clearly and enthusiastically with the history of astronomy and our present understanding of earth, space and stars; the nature of matter and the atom; chemistry and the elements; and the gradual application of this knowledge in technology.

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