Cosmology and geophysics by Paul S. Wesson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

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  • Cosmology.,
  • Geophysics.

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StatementPaul S. Wesson.
SeriesMonographs on astronomical subjects ;, 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB981 .W57 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4722664M
ISBN 10019520123X
LC Control Number78010133

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This new edition of the well-established Kearey and Brooks text is fully updated to reflect the important developments in geophysical methods since the production of the previous edition.

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