Introduction to the physics of space
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Introduction to the physics of space by Bruno Benedetto Rossi

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cosmic physics.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Bruno Rossi [and] Stanislaw Olbert.
SeriesInternational series in pure and applied physics
ContributionsOlbert, Stanislaw, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC806 .R58
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 454 p.
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4434473M
LC Control Number79085168

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