The McGraw-Hill 1999 Yearbook of Science & Technology supplements and updates the Eighth Edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology with fascinating, vividly illustrated articles that recount the year's most significant developments in science, technology, and engineering.The 1999 Yearbook features 170 alphabetically-arranged articles written by 200 of the world's leading scientists and engineers from industry, academia, and government. Providing a keen perspective on the direction and progress of research in the sciences, the Yearbook explores a wide range of timely subjects, including: aerodynamic decelerators, aerospike engine, comet Hale-Bopp, computer security and privacy, crumpling, grass endophytes, m-theory, near-earth objects, pressure-sensitive paint, speech coder, transcranial magnetic stimulation, web resources, and Wideband optical amplification
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This definitive reference offers you concise, authoritative, and
up-to-date coverage of every major field of science and technology. In articles authored by scientists and engineers at the forefront of their fields (including 19 Nobel Prize winners), and written to be accessible to the general reader as well as the scientific user, this revised volume brings you: coverage of 75 major fields of science and engineering; current and critical advanced in fast-developing fields such as virology, genetics, computer science, and oceanography; 7,800 articles writtem by experts for a broad range of readers; 1600 photographs and line drawings; hundreds of tables and charts; 1200 biographical sketches of the world's top scientists; index of 30,000 entries; cross references to related articles; bibliographies and appendix. No other reference offers scientists, researchers, students, and the interested public such definitive and inclusive coverage of
science and technology in a single volume.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Unread, unmarked book. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000009008
Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070526257