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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. (review). Jens Zorn. Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, Number. 10, Request PDF on ResearchGate | McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms | In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Jens Zorn. All of the definitions are drawn from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and. Technical Terms, Sixth Edition (). Each definition is classified according to.

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CCD is identified as calcite compensation depth with no mention of its more common reference to charge coupled detectors. Coho is defined not as a salmon but only as the abbreviation for coherent oscillator.

There is no entry for scientific notation. The illustrations on the generous margins are often an essential supplement to the definitions, since they communicate the essentials of entries such as Tarsier, wing nut, lambda point, halftone, and equal loudness contour or the pain of Strauss reaction much better than can a written text.

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Cross references to figures are sometimes given but are not always complete. The reader seeking a definition of photomultiplier is sent to multiplier phototube with its very useful illustration, but the reader looking at electron multiplier is not similarly assisted.

And some figures e. Of course there are also illustrations for a few entries e. Among the entries for which one might have expected illustrations are benzene ring particularly since dozens of more exotic hydrocarbons are shown and planetary orbits.

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Overall, however, the illustrations make a substantial contribution to the utility of this work. Editors who create or update volumes of this sort have the difficult task of pruning entries in order to accommodate new information while still keeping the final product to a manageable size. To what extent should one include the selfevident emergency power supply or the one-of-a-kind DUMAND for deep underwater muon and neutrino detector?

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Then, that cell, in accordance with evolutionary theory, evolved and passed on life from creature to creature until humans came on the scene. In essence, once upon a time, there was a dead rock that oozed non-living, primeval, prebiotic, organic soup Lahav, ; Miller and Levine, ; Hoyle and Wickramasinghe, One day, lightning struck, and that soup came to life. The atheistic evolutionist must hold to a belief in abiogenesis in order for his position to appear tenable.

It is a fundamental premise of the theory of evolution. If biopoiesis did not occur, atheistic evolution cannot occur. This fact was recognized as far back as , when G.

Kerkut published The Implications of Evolution. Therein he listed seven non-provable assumptions upon which evolution is based.

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In spite of the admission that evolution is based on non-provable assumptions, many today in the evolutionary community boldly assert that their theory is a scientific fact.

However, the unbiased observer must ask: what does the scientific evidence actually have to say about the origin of life? However, before achieving the microscopic viewing capabilities we have today, some things we take for granted were not so intuitive.

Long ago, the Greeks believed that abiogenesis was common Balme, This belief continued to be the dominant position for millennia. Even as late as years ago, it was standard belief in the scientific community that life commonly and spontaneously arose from non-life.

However, some scientists began to challenge this idea.The Earth is filled with non-living matter. Subscribe To learn more about subscribing to AccessScience, or to request a no-risk trial of this award-winning scientific reference for your institution, fill in your information and a member of our Sales Team will contact you as soon as possible.

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