The runaway universe by P. C. W. Davies

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Published by Dent in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cosmology.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementPaul Davies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB981 .D27
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4285608M
ISBN 100460042866
LC Control Number78312278

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