Lectures on selected topics in high energy astrophysics
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Lectures on selected topics in high energy astrophysics by Geoffrey R. Burbidge

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Published by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Bombay .
Written in English


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Other titlesSelected topics in high energy astrophysics.
Statementby G. R. Burbidge, J.J. Perry, G.T. Zatsepin ; edited by S.M. Chitre, J.V. Narlikar.
SeriesLectures on mathematics and physics., 52
ContributionsPerry, J. J., Zat͡s︡epin, Georgiĭ Timofeevich., Chitre, S. M., Narlikar, Jayant Vishnu, 1938-, Winter School on High Energy Astrophysics (1976 : Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
LC ClassificationsQB463 .B87
The Physical Object
Pagination53, 61, 6, 7 leaves, [65] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4081734M
LC Control Number79907295

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