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The Earth The outlines , and the articles and parts of articles referred to , in the thirteen sections , grouped in four divisions , of Part Two treat the Earth's properties , structure , and composition ; its atmosphere and hydrosphere ...
of the Earth as the size and shape of a hypothetical surface , called a geoid , the mean sea - level surface and its continuation under the land . It goes on to the historical development of improved approximations to the Earth's figure ...
It goes on to the transmission of heat from the Earth's interior to its surface and to the geological aspects of heat flow , with emphasis on volcanic activity . The outline of subject E begins with the indirect evidence used to ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review
atomic nuclei and elementary particles
Energy radiation and the states and transformation of matter
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