Assumption and myth in physical theory

by Bondi, Hermann Sir

Publisher: Cambridge U.P. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 88 Downloads: 46
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Bibliography: p. 85.

Statementby H. Bondi.
Series[Tarner lectures,, 1966]
LC ClassificationsQC71 .B63
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 88 p.
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5543834M
ISBN 100521042828
LC Control Number67021954

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