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Encyclopedia of Air
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Guide to Selected Topics Introduction The Encyclopedia Bibliography Index

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A-Z entries uniquely explore air, wind, and atmosphere in all their natural and human aspects.

About the Author

DAVID E. NEWTON has published extensively on chemistry and other science subjects. He is the award-winning author of numerous books, articles, and scholarly publications, including The Chemical Elements, Science in the 1920s, The Ozone Dilemma, Encyclopedia of Cryptology, Chemistry of Carbon Compounds, Problems in Chemistry, Global Warming, Encyclopedia of the Chemical Elements, and Social Issues in Science and Technology.

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"Encyclopedia of Air is an interesting hard cover text with a multitude of entries covering all aspects of the way we think of, use, explore and otherwise define air....Encyclopedia of Air is recommended for the reference collection of primary, middle school, and secondary school libraries. Science teachers may also like a copy of the book for classrooms. Public libraries will also find this text a nice addition to their collections."-E-Streams "[A] good public and school library book....packed with interesting facts."-Reference Reviews "David E. Newton has assembled, apparently single-handedly, a rich and, for the aerophile, invaluable trove of facts, sources and resources regarding the air."-Times Literary Supplement "[s]erve the reader who is seeking a brief, general descriptive introduction to some aspects of the science and technology of air-related subjects, with some entertaining sidelights."-Junior High and Young Adult Books "Students seeking introductory information about a research topic will find the readings at the end of each entry a good stepping-stone....Useful and entertaining. Recommended. Secondary and undergraduate readers."-Choice "A worthy complement to its two companions--Encyclopedia of Water and Endcyclopedia of Fire--this work continues to blend factual and whimsical information about its subject....high school, public, and academic libraries will find it a useful addition."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin " A good public and school library book....packed with interesting facts."-Reference Reviews " s erve the reader who is seeking a brief, general descriptive introduction to some aspects of the science and technology of air-related subjects, with some entertaining sidelights."-Junior High and Young Adult Books ?[A] good public and school library book....packed with interesting facts.?-Reference Reviews ?David E. Newton has assembled, apparently single-handedly, a rich and, for the aerophile, invaluable trove of facts, sources and resources regarding the air.?-Times Literary Supplement ?[s]erve the reader who is seeking a brief, general descriptive introduction to some aspects of the science and technology of air-related subjects, with some entertaining sidelights.?-Junior High and Young Adult Books ?Students seeking introductory information about a research topic will find the readings at the end of each entry a good stepping-stone....Useful and entertaining. Recommended. Secondary and undergraduate readers.?-Choice ?A worthy complement to its two companions--Encyclopedia of Water and Endcyclopedia of Fire--this work continues to blend factual and whimsical information about its subject....high school, public, and academic libraries will find it a useful addition.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin ?Encyclopedia of Air is an interesting hard cover text with a multitude of entries covering all aspects of the way we think of, use, explore and otherwise define air....Encyclopedia of Air is recommended for the reference collection of primary, middle school, and secondary school libraries. Science teachers may also like a copy of the book for classrooms. Public libraries will also find this text a nice addition to their collections.?-E-Streams

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