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Applied Science & Technology
Offers coverage of research and development within the applied sciences and computing disciplines.
Astronomy, Physics, and Chemistry Video Collection
This collection highlights the most important topics in physics, chemistry, and astronomy.
General Science Full Text
Provides subject coverage including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, health & medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology, and more.
Science Collection (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Gale's collection of science related reference resources and information.
Science Reference Center
Covers topics including biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, scientists, technology, and wildlife.
Astrology: Topic Page
Study of the relative position of the planets and stars in the belief that they influence events on Earth.
From Astronomy Encyclopedia
Branch of astronomy that uses the laws of physics to understand astronomical objects and the processes occurring within them. The terms ‘astronomy’ and ‘astrophysics’ are however often used as synonyms.
Biology: Topic Page
Science of life. Biology includes all the life sciences - for example, anatomy and physiology (the study of the structure of living things), cytology (the study of cells), zoology (the study of animals), botany (the study of plants), ecology (the study of habitats and the interaction of living species), animal behaviour, embryology, and taxonomy (classification), and plant breeding.
Cosmology: Topic Page
Area of science that aims at a comprehensive theory of the structure and evolution of the entire physical universe.
Exobiology: Topic Page
Or astrobiology, search for extraterrestrial life within the solar system and throughout the universe.
Physics: Topic Page
Branch of science traditionally defined as the study of matter, energy, and the relation between them; it was called natural philosophy until the late 19th cent. and is still known by this name at a few universities.
Space Exploration: Topic Page
The investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites, space probes, and spacecraft with human crews.
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Credo Reference helps you start your research in astronomy with dictionaries of specialized vocabulary, atlases of the universe, and histories of space exploration.
Astronomy Encyclopedia by
Includes encyclopedia entries authenticated by a team of respected academics, colour illustrations, photographs, artworks, and tables, and Star Maps created by Wil Tirion.
Encyclopedia of the Solar System by
Provides a framework for understanding the origin and evolution of the solar system, historical discoveries, and details about planetary bodies and how they interact.
Guide to Stars and Planets by
This practical guide to the night sky provides a host of recommendations on what to look for and when. The book can be used anywhere in the world and at any time of year.