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Published by Elek Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuclear energy -- Popular works.

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Edition Notes

SeriesScience in action, [1]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC778 .M35
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6143100M
LC Control Number53029801
OCLC/WorldCa7807679

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