The ultimate introductory science books for non-scientists-highly visual and informative titles on a range of major subjects in the sciences. This new series will explain major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. The "101" in the title refers to the 101 key facts and topics presented in each book. These books will fill the need for popular reference on all aspects of science and technology.
Mark A. S. McMenamin, PhD, FGS, is a professor of Geology and the chair of the Department of Earth and Environment at Mount Holyoke. He has also been a guest curator at Yale and has authored articles, papers, and book chapters.