The Odd Book of Data - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483233000, 9781483275208

The Odd Book of Data

1st Edition

Authors: R. Houwink
eBook ISBN: 9781483275208
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 116
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Description

The Odd Book of Data focuses on the principles of nature, science, astronomy, physics, economy, and education.

The book first offers information on the universe, earth, and physics. Topics include creation of the universe, orbital speeds, the Milky Way, solar orbit of the earth, coastlines, rain supply, and Einstein's relativity theory. The text then elaborates on atoms and molecules, botany, biology, and mankind. Topics include life expectancy, urbanization, radiation, birth control, agriculture, forces of attraction in matter, and size and motion of electrons.

The manuscript examines sense organs, energy, science and education, and economy. Discussions focus on standards of living, productivity, industrialization, proliferation of computers, illiteracy, energy resources, and fuel and power. The book then elaborates on transport and communication.

The text is a valuable source of information for researchers wanting to explore the principles of nature, science, astronomy, economy, physics, education, and related fields.

Table of Contents


Introduction

Acknowledgments

The Universe

The Earth

Physics

Atoms and Molecules

Botany

Biology

Mankind

Sense Organs

Energy

Some Technical Facts

Science and Education

Economy

Transport and Communication

Oddly Enough

Basic Numerical Data

Details

No. of pages:
116
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 1965
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9781483275208

About the Author

R. Houwink