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Common sense and humour in physics

Leonard Parish

Common sense and humour in physics

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Published by Cortney Publications in [Luton, Bedfordshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 211.

    Statementby Leonard Parish.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.55 .P367 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2988741M
    ISBN 100904378241
    LC Control Number84242098


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