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The Macmillan dictionary of astronomy

The Macmillan dictionary of astronomy

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Published by Macmillan Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Valerie Illingworth.
    SeriesMacmillan reference books
    ContributionsIllingworth, Valerie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB14 .M25 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination437 p. :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2653526M
    ISBN 100333390628, 0333392434
    LC Control Number85236356

    MacMillan Visual Dictionaries 1. And, while some of the terms and scientific concepts in the book might seem intimidating at first, Starkey does an expert job laying out explanations in a way that is uniquely accessible. By Natalie Starkey Image credit: Bloomsbury Sigma In her debut book "Catching Stardust," space scientist Natalie Starkey breaks down misconceptions about comets and asteroids while delving into some of the reasons why it is so vital that we study them. Editorial Reviews Recently a number of visual dictionaries have been published that rely on illustrations and accompanying labels to portray technical terms as well as more ordinary words. He made noted contributions in mathematics and astronomy. The illustrations enable users to "see" the meaning of each term; users can thus recognize the objects they are looking for and find the corresponding vocabulary.

    While most of the objects identified are the same in both books, Macmillan has some unique items that could only be shown with color, for example, its drawings of precious and semiprecious stones. The large, colorful book has a lot of ground to cover, but it delves into enough detail to spark readers' curiosity, and additional graphics by 5W Infographics pack more information into less space. Ranging from Astronomy and Geography to Combat Sports and Communications, from the Vegetable and Animal Kingdoms to Human Beings and Symbols, and from Architecture and House Furniture to Maritime Transport and Energy, the book's 28 chapters provide truly exhaustive coverage of the world as we know it. Vegetable kingdom This part of Macmillan visual dictionary includes such items as mush room, types of leaves, structure of a plant, conifer, structures of a tree and a flower, grape, fleshy fruit: berry fruit, citrus fruit, dry fruit, tropical fruit, vegetables, herbs. And, while some of the terms and scientific concepts in the book might seem intimidating at first, Starkey does an expert job laying out explanations in a way that is uniquely accessible. In addition, we have used software to analyse the corpora, so that we have a reliable scientific basis for selecting the words to include in the dictionary and for deciding how much information is needed about each word.

    Some cutaway pictures are employed. A new book titled "Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System" Smithsonian Books, explores the history of exoplanet research, illustrates the many different types of planets that have been discovered to date and discusses how astronomers plan to further study these newfound alien worlds. She doesn't shy away from controversial topics, either — she tackles the topics of asteroid mining and asteroid collision with factuality, openness, and ease. We can therefore be sure that the Macmillan Study Dictionary is the most up-to-date and reliable study companion.


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The Macmillan dictionary of astronomy book

Everything is carefully labeled with dotted lines indicating the exact part named. Editorial Reviews Recently a number of visual dictionaries have been published that rely on illustrations and accompanying labels to portray technical terms as well as more ordinary words. Though its conventional illustrations lack the dramatic appeal of the Dorling Kindersley works with their innovative layouts, "The Macmillan Visual Dictionary" covers far more topics.

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While this book is targeted at adults, with pictures of fuse boxes and navigation devices, it will be fascinating to children as well.

Some cutaway pictures are employed. The style is good for beginners, and the chapters are full of humorous explanations to grasp this important field of modern astronomy.

Following the war he became associate professor inthen full professor in They are technically accurate and use appropriate terminology. Though its conventional illustrations lack the dramatic appeal of the Dorling Kindersley works with their innovative layouts, "The Macmillan Visual Dictionary" covers far more topics.

As it speeds through orders of magnitude, from the largest to the smallest, it stops in lots of fascinating corners of the universe along the way. But Tarter continued to fight, helping to found a private agency that would survive government changes, hunting for private donors to look beyond this world and helping move the search for intelligent life from the fringes into mainstream science.

His career as a professor began in when he became an assistant professor. MacMillan Visual Dictionary. Author Lucas Ellerbroek highlights the passion of exoplanet researchers as they learn about the countless planets circling other stars. A new book titled "Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System" Smithsonian Books, explores the history of exoplanet research, illustrates the many different types of planets that have been discovered to date and discusses how astronomers plan to further study these newfound alien worlds.

Book News, Inc. Want to know the difference between curly endive and curled kale? Zom Zoms. Extensive analysis of these two corpora has allowed the dictionary writers to reveal fresh information about how and when words are used, and how ideas and terms are explained in the textbooks which students actually use in the classroom.

While Facts On File uses both British and American terms in its labels, the Macmillan dictionary uses American English The book concludes with an index to all the terms used on the pictures. MacMillan speculated on the nature of interstellar civilizations, believing that they would be vastly more advanced than our own.

Geography The book also includes such items as volcanoes, caves, glacier, mountain, ecology, meteorology, weather satellite and a lot of other. The same team of lexicographers now brings you the Macmillan Study Dictionary, specially written for upper secondary and university students.

The illustrations enable users to "see" the meaning of each term; users can thus recognize the objects they are looking for and find the corresponding vocabulary. Zom Zoms A staggeringly beautiful picture-word dictionary with some 3, computer-generated color images and over 25, terms in four languages: English, Spanish, French, and German.

Animal kingdom Pictures with names of different animals and the structural parts of their body. As ideal for the family reference library as for the casual browser trying to identify that "whatchamacallit", the compact paperback edition of The Macmillan Visual Dictionary will continue to set the standard in reference works.

Visual dictionary. Starkey starts with earlier civilizations, that often interpreted comets to be fiery omens in the sky, and leads to present day, where there is an ever-evolving line between what constitutes a comet versus an asteroid.With Astronomy Today, Sixth Edition, trusted authors Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan communicate their excitement about astronomy and awaken students to the universe around them.

Thoroughly updated, the revised edition focuses on the process of scientific discovery and scientific method, making "how we know what we know" a more integral part of the text with attention to clearly and concisely 5/5(2).

As such a book, The Elements of Astronomy, or the World as it is, and as it appears, is offered by a teacher to the teaching and studying public. Had the writer aimed only to excite an interest in the subject, it would have been shorter and more attractive, but it is intended, likewise, to exercise the student's memory, reason, and imagination.

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