The Lucent Library of Science and Technology Collection, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1590188497
  • ISBN-13: 9781590188491
  • DDC: 500
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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Scientific inquiry and experimentation have fueled human awareness and innovation across all fields of science and technology. The Lucent Library of Science and Technology examines the fruits of these efforts. This wide-ranging series explores environmental phenomena such as global warming, astronomical wonders such as black holes, and life-altering inventions such as lasers. Vivid, informative narrative and fully documented quotes enhance each volume in the series. All books include annotated bibliographies and a detailed index.

This bundle is now available in eBook format through Gale Virtual Reference Library.

The titles included in The Lucent Library of Science and Technology eBook Collection are:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bacteria and Viruses
  • Black Holes
  • Comets and Asteroids
  • Energy Alternatives
  • Exploring Mars
  • Genetics
  • Global Warming
  • Lasers
  • Space Stations
  • Telescopes
  • Virtual Reality

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Features and Benefits

  • Volume-specific introduction and chapter prefaces to provide background and context.
  • Subsequent chapters cover the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries.
  • The full-color text is augmented by fact boxes, sidebars, photos, and detailed diagrams, charts and graphs.
  • In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.