This best-selling dictionary contains entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, and astronomy. Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations by Roy Porter, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. From Archimedes and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking and Stephen Jay Gould, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date biographical dictionary of scientists.
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A Dictionary of Science - Jonathan Law - Oxford University Press
These citations are drawn not only from science fiction books and magazines, but also from mainstream publications, fanzines, screenplays, newspapers, comics, film, songs, oxford dictionary of science the Internet.
In addition to illustrating the different ways each word has been used, citations also show when and where words have moved out of the science fiction lexicon and into that of other subcultures or mainstream English.
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