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Fragments of science for unscientific people

John Tyndall

Fragments of science for unscientific people

a series of detached essays, lectures and reviews.

by John Tyndall

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Tyndall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ171 .T96 1872
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p.
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6576654M
    LC Control Number15010619
    OCLC/WorldCa3827538


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