Based on the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. Includes thousands of illustrations, as well as related biographies and research updates.
Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
Presents macroengineering as a key element in the building, maintenance, and expansion of civilization.
Covers the history, politics, and ethical debates related to climate change, including the impact of climate change on daily life, trade and commerce, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations.
This biographical dictionary includes extensive biographical essays focused on scientists from antiquity to modern times, excluding those who are still living.
Covers ethics involving health professions, animal research, population control, and the environment.
Encyclopedia in development with the goal of having information about every single organism on Earth.
This resources describes famous scientific concepts, principles, laws, and theories in the areas of astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, and physics.
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article lists the current status, analysis, and suggested solutions to issues whenever possible.
Covers major areas of science, engineering, technology, as well as mathematics and the medical and health sciences.
Covers the development of atomic energy in the 20th century. Entries include scientific processes, nuclear accidents, atomic testing, protest movements, and biographical profiles of scientists and government leaders responsible for the development and decisions regarding atomic energy.
Illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline: biology, chemistry, earth sciences, and physics.
The histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work.
Provides a survey of twentieth century science and technology and its social impacts in the U.S.