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Why and how in theoretical physics.

Johann Rafelski

Why and how in theoretical physics.

by Johann Rafelski

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Published by University of Cape Town in Cape Town .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesInaugural lecture / University of Cape Town. New series -- No. 91, Inaugural lecture (University of Cape Town) -- no.91.
ContributionsUniversity of Cape Town.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21899066M
ISBN 100799205885

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