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Best of the Best
MIDI & Sound
In Association with the Science Museum, London
This comprehensive CD-ROM is an exciting science research and reference tool for students, teachers and general readers. Six outstanding resources on one disc. Whether you want to check formulas, test your scientific knowledge with 800 quiz questions, learn the latest developments in every scientific field from genetics to quantum theory, the answers are all here. Over 13,000 biographies provide a fascinating glimpse of the past and a revealing background to present-day science. Over 1,000 illustrations, a chronology of 2,500 key events and discoveries, full search by word or category of over a million words and 10,000 dictionary entries.
The Hutchinson Science Library, published in association with the Science Museum, London, is a unique tool for every student or general reader. Without getting up from your desk you can check formulae, keep up with the latest developments in every field from genetics to quantum theory, and see how today's theories have developed over the centuries. Six outstanding books, covering a vast array of scientific knowledge, are gathered together here.
The Hutchinson Chronology of Science
A timeline of more than 2,500 key events.
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Science
The bestselling Hutchinson Dictionary of Science is the essential companion for anyone wishing to keep pace with science today.
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists
Brings together the men and women of science - their theories, discoveries, experiments (and failures).
The Hutchinson Natural History Dictionary
Offers a wealth of information about the natural world.
The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Medicine
A clear and balanced companion to both mainstream and complementary medicine in the 1990s.
The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Computing and Multimedia
Guides you through the latest terms.
All this is backed up by lively pop-up newsflashes, quotations, features, and progress reports, and a Science Quiz of over 1,200 tantalizing questions to inform and entertain the whole family.
The books can be searched individually or together in any combination. You can also search directly from your word processor, or other Windows applications, simply by clicking on your chosen word and on the Science Library hot key.
Requirements: 486 (or better) processor, 8 Mbytes RAM, 8 Mbytes hard disk space, double-speed (or better) CD-ROM, SVGA graphics with 256 colours, Windows 3.1, Windows NT, or Windows 95.
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