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Glossary of terms frequently used in cosmology

Harold H. Rogers

Glossary of terms frequently used in cosmology

by Harold H. Rogers

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Published by American Institute of Physics in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by Harold H. Rogers].
    SeriesPub. - American Institute of Physics ; R-190
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB981 .R63
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 16, [4] p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4286994M
    LC Control Number78313836

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