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Cosmic noise a history of early radio astronomy by Woodruff Turner Sullivan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radio astronomy -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWoodruff T. Sullivan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB475.A25 S85 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24061541M
ISBN 109780521765244
LC Control Number2009027558
OCLC/WorldCa351329774

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