The Odd Book of Data

The Odd Book of Data

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Author: R. Houwink
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483275208

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 116
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483275208

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R. Houwink

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