The Cosmic Century

Reviews the historical development of all the key areas of modern astrophysics.

The Cosmic Century

Reviews the historical development of all the key areas of modern astrophysics.

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The Cosmic Century
Language: en
Pages: 545
Authors: M. S. Longair
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Reviews the historical development of all the key areas of modern astrophysics.
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