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The Neptune file

Tom Standage

The Neptune file

a story of astonomical rivalry and the pioneers of planet hunting

by Tom Standage

  • 198 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adams, John Couch, -- 1819-1892,
  • Planetology,
  • Neptune (Planet)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-228) and index

    StatementTom Standage
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB36.A2 S73 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22856964M
    ISBN 100802713637
    LC Control Number00043486

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