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Measuring the universe the cosmological distance ladder by Webb, Stephen

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Published by Springer, Praxis Pub. in London, New York, Chichester, UK .
Written in English


  • Cosmological distances -- Measurement

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementStephen Webb.
SeriesSpringer-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics
LC ClassificationsQB991.C66 W43 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL381454M
ISBN 101852331062
LC Control Number98043764

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