Highlights Helps readers build a general knowledge of key ideas in physics and their connection to technology and other areas of science. Promotes an appreciation of what science is, how scientific knowledge is developed, and how it differs from other intellectual activities. Examines modern technologies, including GPS, the Internet, and information technologies, as well as medical technologies, such as MRI, PET scans, CAT scans, and radioisotope tracers. Explores key issues facing the world today, such as global warning, nuclear waste, and government funding for research.
|Hardcover Book, 720 pages||English|
|John Wiley & Sons (Jan. 2nd, 2004)||Unknown|
|9780471150589||8.19 x 10.28 x 1.16 inches|