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Big questions in science

Big questions in science

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesTimes higher education supplement.
    Statementedited by Harriet Swain ; introduction by John Maddox.
    GenreMiscellanea.
    ContributionsSwain, Harriet.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22443263M
    ISBN 100224062352

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