Chambers Science Factfinder provides an engaging and accessible introduction to a broad range of scientific topics, from diseases and medicines to climate and environment. It offers straightforward explanations of notable principles, equations and laws, ranging from quantum theory to natural selection. Intriguing facts, illuminating quotations and ingenious scientific techniques are scattered throughout the text, making it perfect for browsing as well as for reference; illustrations and diagrams add to the book's appeal. Ideal for young people and adults alike, Chambers Science Factfinder will entertain as well as inform.
This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations. Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble(R) and crosswords.