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The Violent Universe

Joyrides through the X-ray Cosmos

by Kimberly Weaver

  • 184 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular astronomy,
  • X-ray astronomy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - Universe,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Physics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871339M
    ISBN 100801881153
    ISBN 109780801881152


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