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Understanding the universe an inquiry approach to astronomy and the nature of scientific research by George Greenstein

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Methodology,
  • Astronomy,
  • SCIENCE / Astronomy,
  • Research

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Greenstein
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB61 .G744 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25101698M
ISBN 109780521192590, 9780521145329
LC Control Number2011042772

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