How many miles are converted into kilometres? When did Madame Curie receive the Nobel Prize? What is an isomer? This series of science handbooks features chronologies, biographies, glossary entries, formulas and measurements. This handbook covers topics in physics. Each handbook features: a glossary of 1000 key terms in the discipline; biographies of 300-400 prominent people in each discipline from ancient times to the present day; each entry focuses on the accomplishments for which the scientist is noted; a chronology that tracks the dates of significant developments and discoveries from Ancient Greece to the present day; tables, charts and diagrams; and measurements, formulas, and calculations.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc