Last edited by Faet
Thursday, May 7, 2020 | History

9 edition of The Facts On File encyclopedia of science, technology, and society found in the catalog.

The Facts On File encyclopedia of science, technology, and society

by Rudi Volti

  • 176 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Technology -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Science -- Social aspects -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (v. 3, p. 1145-1158) and index.

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of science, technology, and society, Science, technology, and society
    StatementRudi Volti.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ121 .V65 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (ix, 1158, 43 p.) :
    Number of Pages1158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL377036M
    ISBN 100816031231, 0816034591, 0816034605, 0816034613
    LC Control Number98039014

    Science and technology is quite a broad category, and it covers everything from studying the stars and the planets to studying molecules and viruses. Beginning with the Greeks and Hipparchus, continuing through Ptolemy, Copernicus and Galileo, and today with our work on the International Space Station, man continues to learn more and more about. The Facts On File Dictionary of Space Technology, Revised Edition defines the basic terms and phrases that are used in the science of space, space flight, and space technology. This invaluable volume is the key to understanding everything tied to space, from basic physics to complex technical matters to the wonders of the cosmos.

    The Facts On File Encyclopedia Of Science, Technology, And Society by Rudi Volti avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 4 editions. Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (3rd edition) Topic: Biochemistry is edited by Robert A. Meyers and published by Academic Press in In the summer of , a group of world-renowned scientists were queried regarding the need for an encyclopedia of the physical sciences, engineering, and mathematics written for use by the.

      Technology is a basic feature of all human societies. Virtually every aspect of our lives is affected by technology, while at the same time the development and use of particular technologies are strongly affected by cultural, social, political, and economic arrangements. Society and Technological Change provides a comprehensive introduction to the interactions of society and technology.4/5(2).   They are even illustrated in the book. – Source. 7. Wikipedia is “close to the level of accuracy in Encyclopedia Britannica”, with a similar rate of “serious errors”. – Source. 8. The encyclopedia of wars states that out of the total number of wars, 7% of them took place due to religious conflicts. – Source. 9.


Share this book
You might also like
Québec Studies in the Philosophy of Science: Part I

Québec Studies in the Philosophy of Science: Part I

The grave

The grave

economic survey of Northern Ireland

economic survey of Northern Ireland

The campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N.B. Forrest, and of Forrests cavalry

The campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N.B. Forrest, and of Forrests cavalry

professional servicemans guide to oil heat savings, modification and installation procedures recommended herein apply t.

professional servicemans guide to oil heat savings, modification and installation procedures recommended herein apply t.

Mathematical problem solving

Mathematical problem solving

ALTRUISM AND ALTRUISTIC LOVE

ALTRUISM AND ALTRUISTIC LOVE

Fairchild Lithotype

Fairchild Lithotype

Five hundred years a history of South Africa

Five hundred years a history of South Africa

Analysis of lion-tailed macaque habitat fragmentation using satellite imagery

Analysis of lion-tailed macaque habitat fragmentation using satellite imagery

Diet and nutrition

Diet and nutrition

Minerals and Metals for War Purposes

Minerals and Metals for War Purposes

high price of principles

high price of principles

Plug into PR

Plug into PR

Statutory health centres - I

Statutory health centres - I

Meeteetse

Meeteetse

Egypt in pictures

Egypt in pictures

The Facts On File encyclopedia of science, technology, and society by Rudi Volti Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the crowded field of science encyclopedias, this title is less technical than McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology [RBB S 15 97] or Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia [RBB My 1 95], but its focus on society and science will give it a niche in public libraries or with freshmen or sophomore undergraduates, particularly nonscience majors.

Many of the entries in The Facts On File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society () are focused less on theory than on practicalities, covering specific topics such as airbags and eyeglasses.

UXL's Science, Technology, and Society () is designed for a younger audience. The Oxford title is recommended for those libraries with a specific need in this area and for general 5/5(1).

This work is very similar to The International Encyclopedia of Science and Technology [RBB Je 99] from Oxford. Both encyclopedias are written for the nonspecialist and both provide very brief information on topics in all of the sciences, although entries in Facts On File are generally somewhat longer.

Interestingly, the American publisher (Facts On File) has produced a work with a definite British. With this principle in mind, The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society appears to be written more for a general audience with a moderate interest in STS than for scholars who specialize in the field.

It would be at home in an ambitious high-school library or in a college library's reference section, where it could easily be consulted by students and faculty from all Author: Frederic D. Schwarz. This three-volume reference presents science and technology in the context of historical and social dimensions.

It deals not only with theories, discoveries, artifacts, and systems that have stood the test of time, but also with those that have failed. The book features approximately by: 1. The Facts on File encyclopedia of science by Facts on File, Inc. Publication date Topics Science Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Janu SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Society.

Author: Volti, Rudi ISBN: Book Format: Hardback List Price: Contact Supplier contact. Home › Books › Science & Technology. Filter Results. BY SUBCATEGORY; All Science & Technology; Biographies; Dictionaries; Facts On File; List Price: $; Computers in the Workplace Computers, Internet, and Society Set, 6-Volumes Science Encyclopedia Series.

Hardcover. The World Almanac and Book of Facts HC World Almanac Series. Facts On File; List Price: $; Larry Page and Sergey Brin Trailblazers in Science and Technology Set, 9-Volumes. Encyclopedia of Compuier Science and Technology is an indispensable resource that will meet the specific demands of students, interested laypeople, and computer professionals who need accurate and straightforward by: Science, Technology, and Society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes worldwide.

It emphasizes an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture. Each article is accompanied by a selected bibliography.

The Facts On File encyclopedia of science, technology, and society. [Rudi Volti] -- "In addition to providing coverage of specific scientific and technological subjects the encyclopedia includes entries that analyze the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of science and.

The Facts On File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society. By Rudi Volti. Abstract. This three-volume reference presents science and technology in the context of historical and social dimensions. It deals not only with theories, discoveries, artifacts, and systems that have stood the test of time, but also with those that have failed Author: Rudi Volti.

Science,technologyandsociety Science,technologyandsociety(STS),alsoreferredto asscienceandtechnologystudies, Size: KB. This informative reference series is designed to help students understand the impact that science has had on the course of human history.

Each set (the 18th and 20th century sets will come out in and ) focuses on a particular time period and consists of five topically arranged chapters covering life sciences, mathematics, medicine, physical sciences and technology.5/5(1). Student Handbook to Psychology Set, 7-Volumes.

Hardcover › In Stock; Grades 9 and up • Facts On File; List Price: $ › SAVE 10%. Discount Price: $ The Facts on File Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society (Volume 2) by Volti, Rudi. Facts on File. Used - Good.

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Trailblazers in Science and Technology Set, 9-Volumes. Hardcover › In Stock; Grades • Chelsea House; List Price: $ › SAVE 10%.

Discount Price: $ Address; Infobase; West 31st Street 16th Floor; New York, NY Get this from a library. Science, technology, and society: an encyclopedia. [Sal P Restivo;] -- "Beginning in the early twentieth century, a series of subdisciplines emerged with the shared objective of explaining and studying the nature, structures, and functions of science and technology.

Get this from a library! Science, technology, and society: an encyclopedia. [Sal P Restivo; Oxford University Press.;] -- Science, technology, and society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes worldwide.

It emphasizes an.Get this from a library! The Facts on File encyclopedia of science. [Facts on File, Inc.;] -- Arranged alphabetically and covering the broadest range of topics imaginable, this two-volume resource is fully indexed and cross-referenced, with clearly designed tables, lists, formulae, maps, and.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, The Facts on File encyclopedia of world mythology and legend Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

EMBED EMBED (for Internet Archive Language English Volume :