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Physics, the human adventure

from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond

by Gerald James Holton

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical sciences.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerald Holton and Stephen G. Brush.
    ContributionsBrush, Stephen G., Holton, Gerald James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ160 .H654 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 582 p. :
    Number of Pages582
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6794267M
    ISBN 100813529077, 0813529085
    LC Control Number00062534

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