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Science and controversy

A. J. Meadows

Science and controversy

a biography of Sir Norman Lockyer

by A. J. Meadows

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lockyer, Norman, -- Sir, -- 1836-1920.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. J. Meadows.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB"36"L65"M3"1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 331 p. :
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21010183M

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