Electricity, microwaves, x-rays, computers, television, and even the weather forecast-science and technology surround us all.
But do we really know what the words which are used so frequently actually mean? What is BIOTECHNOLOGY? Does an OCCLUDED FRONT mean that you need an umbrella? Why does the plate not get hot in the microwave oven?
With over 1,000 clearly written entries and over 150 diagrams the BLOOMSBURY DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE really is for everyone.