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Nanocosm

William Illsey Atkinson

Nanocosm

nanotechnology and the big changes coming from the inconceivably small

by William Illsey Atkinson

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Published by Viking Canada in Toronto, ON .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Illsey Atkinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19129924M
ISBN 100670043427
OCLC/WorldCa51292137

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