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Physics in the twentieth century: selected essays

Victor Frederick Weisskopf

Physics in the twentieth century: selected essays

by Victor Frederick Weisskopf

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Victor F. Weisskopf. Foreword by Hans A. Bethe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC71 .W44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 368 p.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4897389M
    ISBN 100262230569, 0262730308
    LC Control Number76039899

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