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world of atoms and quarks

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear physics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Atoms -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Atomic theory -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Atoms.,
  • Atomic theory.,
  • Nuclear physics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 83) and index.

    StatementAlbert Stwertka.
    SeriesScientific American sourcebooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC778.5 .S79 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1269792M
    ISBN 100805035338, 0805035346
    LC Control Number95000936


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