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The history of scientific discovery

The history of scientific discovery

the story of science told through the lives of twelve great scientists

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jack Meadows.
ContributionsMeadows, A. J. 1934-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22415302M
ISBN 100245550747
OCLC/WorldCa650338794

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