qIn addition to providing coverage of specific scientific and technological subjects the encyclopedia includes entries that analyze the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of science and technology. In these pages the reader will find discussions of scientific paradigms, theories, and hypotheses, as well as several entries that analyze how science is done. In the realm of technology, there are entries that look into such subjects as the relationships of technology to science, the diffusion of new technologies, and how technologies have been influenced by their social settings.q--Introduction, p. vii.Because of its ruggedness and relatively easy maintenance, artificial turf enables baseball teams to share their field with football teams ... Artificial turf slashes stadium maintenance costs, since it does not need to be planted, watered, or mown.
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