How does light travel? What is electricity? How do CDs, PCs, and digital TVs work? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in this fascinating introduction to the world of physics. Clear explanations of hundreds of scientific terms and detailed illustrations make this a useful and visually stunning book.
- Up-to-date information on the world of technology, including how mobile phones and the Internet work
- Stunning photographs show actual soundwaves, X-rays, wave behaviour and complex electronic structures
- Contains activities, experiments, facts and figures, a comprehensive index, glossary of useful terms and "test yourself" revision questions
- Readers can build on their knowledge by accessing over 100 useful and relevant web sites
'The Usborne Internet-Linked Library Of Science' series builds into a fascinating library of reference material, covering every aspect of science and beyond. When used in conjunction with the website, the reader has direct access to all featured web addresses, as well as a huge selection of free downloadable pictures for homework and projects.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2002
- 216 x 276mm