By William J. Lennarz, M. Daniel Lane, Paul Modrich, Jack Dixon, Ernesto Carafoli, John Exton, Don Cleveland
Written for a huge, cross-disciplinary viewers, the Encyclopedia of organic Chemistry addresses the elemental self-discipline of organic chemistry underlying almost all the lifestyles sciences. This compilation of greater than 500 various entries encompasses all points of biochemistry, in addition to the extensions of this topic into the comparable fields of molecular biology, cellphone biology, genetics and biophysics. This accomplished encyclopedia covers all components of organic chemistry written via greater than 500 chosen overseas specialists. Articles are generously illustrated together with greater than 800 photographs in four-color. each one access encompasses a transparent, concise overview of the subject besides illustrations, a word list of technical phrases and a bit for extra analyzing. each one access additional includes basic history and time period definitions in addition to a finished overview of the present examine within the box. scholars, technological know-how newshounds and scientists looking a concise advent to express subject matters will enjoy the transparent, tabular structure of every entry.Also to be had on-line through ScienceDirect - that includes vast shopping, looking, and inner cross-referencing among articles within the paintings, plus dynamic linking to magazine articles and summary databases, making navigation versatile and straightforward. for additional info, pricing strategies and availability stopover at www.info.sciencedirect.com. *Four-volume set with subject matters prepared from A to Z for simple reference*Seven topic components protecting all parts of organic chemistry*Over 500 full-color articles of 4-9 pages each*Over 1300 illustrations all through with 800 in 4-color and over two hundred tables*Glossary of specialised phrases and 'Further studying' part supplied for each article*Includes entries at the newest examine techniques*Appropriate for college students, researchers, and pros
By Shane Johnson
Shane Johnson, bestselling writer of Mr. Scott's consultant to the firm, takes the reader on an ingenious, fictional trip into the celebrity Trek universe. in keeping with the famous person Trek adventures (including megastar Trek: the subsequent iteration and big name Trek: The lively Series), this publication makes use of hundreds of thousands of famous person charts and line drawings in addition to a wealthy textual content to stipulate the historical past of the worlds visited by means of the starship Enterprise.
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By John Michael Greer
Subsequent within the renowned point Encyclopedia sequence, comes the entire A-Z of other heritage. realize every thing you ever desired to learn about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the historic secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and historic knowledge. an entire and informative A-Z for the most well known genres to have emerged in recent years - the hidden heritage of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions all of your questions about the extra arguable topics being debated: * Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. additionally it is mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, approaching apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies. * historical knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley strains, and magic, in addition to aiding proof for complicated applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the nice Pyramids. * Unsolved historic mysteries, e.g. the positioning of Atlantis, the early background of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the explanations of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism. * Key figures in hidden heritage - Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.
By Anne Canteaut Prof. (auth.), Henk C. A. van Tilborg, Sushil Jajodia (eds.)
Expanded into volumes, the second one version of Springer’s Encyclopedia of Cryptography and safeguard brings the newest and so much finished assurance of the subject: Definitive details on cryptography and data protection from very popular researchers powerful device for execs in lots of fields and researchers of all degrees large source with greater than seven hundred contributions in moment variation 5643 references, greater than two times the variety of references that seem within the First version With over three hundred new entries, showing in an A-Z structure, the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and defense provides effortless, intuitive entry to info on all facets of cryptography and protection. As a serious enhancement to the 1st Edition’s base of 464 entries, the data within the Encyclopedia is proper for researchers and pros alike. issues for this complete reference have been elected, written, and peer-reviewed via a pool of distinctive researchers within the box. the second one Edition’s editorial board now contains 34 students, which was once increased from 18 contributors within the First variation. Representing the paintings of researchers from over 30 international locations, the Encyclopedia is vast in scope, masking every little thing from authentication and id to quantum cryptography and internet safeguard. The text’s sensible type is educational, but fosters research. each one quarter offers ideas, designs, and particular implementations. The highly-structured essays during this paintings contain synonyms, a definition and dialogue of the subject, bibliographies, and hyperlinks to comparable literature. wide cross-references to different entries in the Encyclopedia support effective, ordinary searches for instant entry to proper details. Key thoughts provided within the Encyclopedia of Cryptography and protection include: Authentication and identity; Block ciphers and circulate ciphers; Computational concerns; replica security; Cryptanalysis and defense; Cryptographic protocols; digital money and electronic certificate; Elliptic curve cryptography; Factorization algorithms and primality assessments; Hash features and MACs; historic structures; Identity-based cryptography; Implementation points for shrewdpermanent playing cards and criteria; Key administration; Multiparty computations like vote casting schemes; Public key cryptography; Quantum cryptography; mystery sharing schemes; Sequences; internet defense. issues lined: info buildings, Cryptography and knowledge concept; information Encryption; Coding and knowledge thought; Appl.Mathematics/Computational tools of Engineering; purposes of arithmetic; Complexity. This authoritative reference could be released in codecs: print and on-line. the web version beneficial properties links to cross-references, as well as major study.
By Margaret Mallett
A entire, easy and engaging reference e-book that explains key techniques, principles and present necessities in fundamental English. Includes:
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By Linda Kay Davidson, David Gitlitz
Pilgrimage is a entire compendium of the elemental proof on Pilgrimage from precedent days to the twenty first century. Illustrated with maps and pictures that enhance the reader's trip, this authoritative quantity explores websites, humans, actions, rites, terminology, and different issues relating to pilgrimage similar to economics, tourism, and disease.
Encompassing all significant and minor international religions, from historic cults to trendy faiths, this paintings covers either non secular and secular pilgrimage websites. Compiled by way of specialists who've authored various books on pilgrimage and are pilgrims of their personal correct, the entries will attract scholars, students, and common readers.
By Gordon Newby
Writing approximately Islam in one quantity is a frightening activity, however it is one who I fortunately took on as a result of my longstanding wish to support extra humans within the English-speaking global comprehend and enjoy this faith. Islam isn't just a global faith, claiming a couple of 5th of the world’s inhabitants, it's also a process of tradition and politics. Muslims are present in such a lot international locations of the realm, talking many of the world’s languages. there is not any relevant authority which can communicate for all Muslims, and there's no unmarried option to be a Muslim. it really is, just like the different nice religions of the realm, various, dynamic, and tough to outline in just a couple of phrases, phrases, and entries.
By Thomson Gale
Nearly one hundred fifty entries, each one overlaying an extremist team or terrorist agency, make this article a accomplished encyclopedia of up to date subversion. details comprises heritage, philosophy, and agency of the gang.