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The Resource 100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics, Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly

100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics, Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly

Label
100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics
Title
100 most important science ideas
Title remainder
key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly
Title variation
  • One hundred most important science ideas
  • Most important science ideas
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unravel the fundamental concepts at the heart of three of the most ground-breaking disciplines of science: genetics, physics, and mathematics
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1974-
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Henderson, Mark
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q126
LC item number
.H46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baker, Joanne
  • Crilly, A. J
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  • Genetics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Genetics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Génétique
  • Physique
  • Mathématiques
Label
100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics, Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Genetics -- Physics -- Mathematics
  • Introduction -- Genetics -- The theory of evolution -- The laws of inheritance -- Genes and chromosomes -- Sex -- Genes, proteins and DNA -- The double helix -- Cracking the code of life -- Genetic engineering -- The human genome -- Lessons of the genome -- Genetic determinism -- Selfish genes -- Nature versus nurture -- Genetic diseases -- Gene hunting -- Cancer -- Behavioral genetics -- Genetic history -- Sex genes -- The battle of the sexes -- Genetic fingerprinting -- GM crops -- Evo-devo -- Stem cells -- Cloning -- Gene therapy -- Genetic testing -- Designer babies -- Junk DNA -- Copy number variation -- Epigenetics -- The RNA revolution -- Artificial life -- Physics -- Mach's principle -- Newton's laws of motion -- Kepler's laws -- Newton's law of gravitation -- Conservation of energy -- Second law of thermodynamics -- Newton's theory of color -- Huygens' principle -- Bragg's law -- Doppler effect -- Ohm's law -- Maxwell's equations -- Planck's law -- Photoelectric effect -- Schrödinger's wave equation -- Heisenberg's uncertainty principle -- Copenhagen interpretation -- Schrödinger's cat -- Rutherford's atom -- Antimatter -- Nuclear fission -- Nuclear fusion -- Standard model -- Special relativity -- General relativity -- Black holes -- Olbers' paradox -- Hubble's law -- The Big Bang -- Cosmic inflation -- Dark matter -- Cosmological constant -- Fermi paradox -- Anthropic principle -- Mathematics -- Pi -- Euler's number -- Infinity -- Imaginary numbers -- Primes -- Perfect numbers -- Fibonacci numbers -- Golden rectangles -- Pascal's triangle -- Algebra -- Logic -- Proof -- Sets -- Calculus -- Curves -- Topology -- Dimension -- Fractals -- Chaos -- The parallel postulate -- Graphs -- Probability -- Distributions -- The normal curve -- Connecting data -- Groups -- Matrices -- Codes -- Latin squares -- The diet problem -- Game theory -- Fermat's last theorem -- The Riemann hypothesis -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn319497232
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9781554075270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o319497232
  • (OCoLC)319497232
Label
100 most important science ideas : key concepts in genetics, physics and mathematics, Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Genetics -- Physics -- Mathematics
  • Introduction -- Genetics -- The theory of evolution -- The laws of inheritance -- Genes and chromosomes -- Sex -- Genes, proteins and DNA -- The double helix -- Cracking the code of life -- Genetic engineering -- The human genome -- Lessons of the genome -- Genetic determinism -- Selfish genes -- Nature versus nurture -- Genetic diseases -- Gene hunting -- Cancer -- Behavioral genetics -- Genetic history -- Sex genes -- The battle of the sexes -- Genetic fingerprinting -- GM crops -- Evo-devo -- Stem cells -- Cloning -- Gene therapy -- Genetic testing -- Designer babies -- Junk DNA -- Copy number variation -- Epigenetics -- The RNA revolution -- Artificial life -- Physics -- Mach's principle -- Newton's laws of motion -- Kepler's laws -- Newton's law of gravitation -- Conservation of energy -- Second law of thermodynamics -- Newton's theory of color -- Huygens' principle -- Bragg's law -- Doppler effect -- Ohm's law -- Maxwell's equations -- Planck's law -- Photoelectric effect -- Schrödinger's wave equation -- Heisenberg's uncertainty principle -- Copenhagen interpretation -- Schrödinger's cat -- Rutherford's atom -- Antimatter -- Nuclear fission -- Nuclear fusion -- Standard model -- Special relativity -- General relativity -- Black holes -- Olbers' paradox -- Hubble's law -- The Big Bang -- Cosmic inflation -- Dark matter -- Cosmological constant -- Fermi paradox -- Anthropic principle -- Mathematics -- Pi -- Euler's number -- Infinity -- Imaginary numbers -- Primes -- Perfect numbers -- Fibonacci numbers -- Golden rectangles -- Pascal's triangle -- Algebra -- Logic -- Proof -- Sets -- Calculus -- Curves -- Topology -- Dimension -- Fractals -- Chaos -- The parallel postulate -- Graphs -- Probability -- Distributions -- The normal curve -- Connecting data -- Groups -- Matrices -- Codes -- Latin squares -- The diet problem -- Game theory -- Fermat's last theorem -- The Riemann hypothesis -- Glossary -- Index
Control code
ocn319497232
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9781554075270
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o319497232
  • (OCoLC)319497232

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