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Published by Methuen, Wiley in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmic rays.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J.E. Hooper and M. Scharff.
    SeriesMethuen"s monographs on physical subjects
    ContributionsScharff, M. 1926- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC485 .H64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination172 p.
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6242470M
    LC Control Number58001711


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