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Cosmology + 1 readings from Scientific American; with introd. by Owen Gingerich.

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Published by W.H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Cosmology,
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Includes bibliographies and index.

Other titlesCosmology plus one
ContributionsGingerich, Owen, Scientific American
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. ill. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18855452M

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