This bibliography is organized into sections that correspond to those in the book; at the end, there is an additional section for general science and technology resources. For Web resources, check citations in the text and the Web addresses of associations, institutes, and other organizations in the directory listings (Appendix Two). For current popular science and nature books, refer to “Media Watch” in the “Science, Technology, & Society” section. The sources listed here include not only those used, but also additional works that readers may find useful.
Bernstein, Jeremy. An Introduction to Cosmology, reprint ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997.
Chapman, Allan. Astronomical Instruments and Their Users: Tycho Brahe to William Lassell. Brookfield, VT: Variorum, 1996.
Illingworth, Valerie, ed. The Facts On File Dictionary of Astronomy, 3rd ed. New York: Facts On File, 1994.
Liller, William, et al. The Cambridge Astronomy Guide: A Practical Introduction to Astronomy, reprint ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Maran, Stephen P. The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia. New York: Wiley 1991.
North, J.D. The Measure of the Universe: A History of Modern Cosmology. New York: Dover, 1990.
Rosen, Edward. Copernicus and His Successors. London: Hambledon Press, 1995.
Brock, William H. The Norton History of Chemistry. Edited by Roy Porter. New York: W.W.Norton, 1993.
Daintith, John, ed. The Facts On File Dictionary of Chemistry. New York: Facts On File, 1988.
Farber, Eduard. Milestones of Modern Chemistry. New York: Basic Books, 1966.
Gillespie, Ronald J. Atoms, Molecules, and Reactions: An Introduction to Chemistry. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1994.
Knight, David M. Ideas in Chemistry: A History of the Science. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
Lagowski, J.J., ed. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry. New York: Macmillan, 1997.
Newton, David. Recent Advances and Issues in Chemistry. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1999.
Partington, J.R. A Short History of Chemistry, 3rd ed. New York: Dover, 1989.
Stoker, H.Stephen. Introduction to Chemical Principles, 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998.
Blohm, Hans, Stafford Beer, and David Suzuki. Pebbles to Computers: The Thread. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Campbell-Kelly Martin. Computer: A History of the Information Machine. New York: Basic Books, 1996.
Freedman, Alan. The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia. New York: AMACOM, 1996.
Szymanski, Robert A. Introduction to Computers and Software. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.
U.S. Bureau of the Census. Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1999, 119th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1999.
Williams, Michael R. A History of Computing Technology. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1997.
Allaby Ailsa and Michael Allaby, eds. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Brush, Stephen G. Transmuted Past: The Age of the Earth and the Evolution of the Elements from Lyell to Patterson. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Dragomir, V.C., et al. Theory of the Earth’s Shape. New York: Elsevier Scientific Publishing, 1981.
Erickson, Jon. An Introduction to Fossils and Minerals. New York: Facts On File, 1992.
Erickson, Jon. Plate Tectonics. New York: Facts On File, 1992.
Goldstein, Natalie. Earth Almanac: An Annual Geophysical Review of the State of the Planet. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1999.
Oldroyd, D.R. Thinking About the Earth: A History of Ideas in Geology. Boston: Harvard University Press, 1996.
Ritchie, David. The Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes. New York: Facts On File, 1994.
Brown, Lester, et al. State of the World, 2000: A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society. New York: W.W.Norton/Worldwatch Institute, 2000.
Brown, Lester, et al. Vital Signs, 1999: The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future. New York: WW Norton/Worldwatch Institute, 1999.
Callahan, Joan. Recent Advances and Issues in Environmental Science. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1999.
Ih-Fei Liu, Paul. Introduction to Energy and the Environment. New York: Wiley, 1997.