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Notions of physics in natural philosophy

European Physical Society Conference "Notions of Physics in natural Philosophy"

Notions of physics in natural philosophy

by European Physical Society Conference "Notions of Physics in natural Philosophy"

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by George Vlahakis.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsVlahakis, George, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC1 .E867 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 123 p. :
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18727488M
    ISBN 101847184308
    ISBN 109781847184306
    LC Control Number2008399836

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