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Gale Physics Thesaurus

The Gale Physics Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. It includes terms associated with the study of matter, energy, and the interactions between matter and energy. Also included are terms associated with instruments and equipment used in physics research. Specific areas include mechanics, thermodynamics, forces, radiation, optics, acoustics, photonics, molecular physics, atomic physics, the phases of matter, quantum theory, and relativity and other areas of theoretical physics.

Gale Mathematics Thesaurus

The Gale Mathematics Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes terms associated with numbers and the use of numbers to count, measure, represent, or describe physical or abstract objects or the relationships or interrelations between such objects. Specific areas include number theory, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, discrete mathematics, mathematical analysis, and related fields. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Herbs and Supplements Thesaurus

The Gale Herbs and Supplements Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Health and Medicine Thesaurus in the narrower domain of herbs, herbal remedies, and dietary supplements that affect human and animal health. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 379 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Earth Sciences Thesaurus

The Gale Earth Sciences Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. Includes terms associated with the composition and structure of the Earth (or other astronomical bodies) and the physical process that shape and change the Earth (or other astronomical bodies). Specific areas include geology, physical geography, geophysics, geomatics, atmospheric sciences, oceanography, and related sciences, and terms associated with equipment and instruments used in those. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes.

Gale Chemistry Thesaurus

The Gale Chemistry Thesaurus a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes subject areas related to chemicals, chemical compounds, chemical elements, chemical equipment, and chemical reactions. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 2,040 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Biology Thesaurus

The Gale Biology Thesaurus a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. This thesaurus includes subject areas related to animals, antibodies, biocatalysts, biological products, botany, genetics, microbiology, morphology, and physiology. All thesaural relationships (BT/NT, RT, USE/UF) are included, and some terms have scope notes. The thesaurus contains 13,382 preferred terms/concepts (2019) and is continually updated.

Gale Astronomy Thesaurus

The Gale Astronomy Thesaurus is a subset of the master Gale Science Thesaurus. Includes terms associated with the observation and study of celestial bodies and of many physical phenomena that occur beyond the earth's atmosphere. Specific areas include stars, galaxies, solar systems, comets, asteroids, meteoroids, nebulae, natural satellites, astrophysics, astrology, calendars, constellations, cosmology, eclipses, extraterrestrial radiation, and astronomical instruments and equipment. It does not include named space vehicles.

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