Science Matters

by Robert M. Hazen & James TrefilAchieving scientific literacy. "Science Matters" is a rare exception--a science book that is informative enough to be a popular textbook for introductory courses in high school and college, and yet free of scientific jargon and complicated mathematics. And now, this classic reference book has been revises and expanded for the first time in nearly two decades, so that readers can enjoy Hazen and Trefil's refreshingly accessible explanations of the most recent developments in science, from particle physics to biotechnology.