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Astrophysics of life

proceedings of the Space Telescope Science Institute Symposium held in Baltimore, Maryland, May 6-9, 2002
  • 110 Pages
  • 2.83 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York
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Statementedited by Mario Livio, I. Neill Reid, and William B. Sparks.
SeriesSpace Telescope Science Institute symposium series ;, 16
ContributionsLivio, Mario, 1945-, Reid, I. Neill, 1957-, Sparks, W. B.
LC ClassificationsQB54 .S685 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 110 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3435834M
ISBN 100521824907
LC Control Number2005279411

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