Science at the frontier by Addison Greenwood

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .

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Statementby Addison Greenwood ; with Marcia F. Bartusiak, Barbara A. Burke, and Edward Edelson for the National Academy of Sciences.
ContributionsBartusiak, Marcia, 1950-, Burke, Barbara A., Edelson, Edward, 1932-, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
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Paginationv. <1 > :
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Open LibraryOL18329897M
ISBN 100309045924
LC Control Number93106810

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