Oxford illustrated science encyclopedia
The leading science encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science, now fully revised and updated. Major updates include:- The advent of SARS- Extended coverage of cloning- Extended coverage of GM food- Extended coverage of digital cameras
Other updates include: Jupiter's moons reach 50; crash of space shuttle Columbia; disappearance of element 118- Wide-ranging coverage encompassing the physical, chemical and biological sciences- Science at the cutting edge - Human Genome Project, BSE, evolving robots, global warming, laser-guided missiles, nanotechnology...- Over 1300 illustrations: carefully selected full-colour photos and specially commissioned drawings and diagrams.
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