Neutrinos properties, sources, and detection by Joshua P. Greene

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statement[edited by] Joshua P. Greene
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LC ClassificationsQC793.5.N42 N496 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25076944M
ISBN 109781612096506
LC Control Number2011002573

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