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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Motion,
  • Relativity (Physics),
  • Particles (Nuclear physics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 467-472.

Statement[by] Barry M. Casper and Richard J. Noer.
ContributionsNoer, Richard J., 1937- joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC125.2 .C36
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 479 p.
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5222370M
ISBN 10039309992X
LC Control Number75162931

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