Current trends in condensed matter, particle physics, and cosmology, 21 May - 10 June 1989
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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, Teaneck, NJ .
Written in English


  • Condensed matter -- Congresses.,
  • Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.,
  • Cosmology -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, J. Pati ... [et al.].
SeriesKathmandu Summer School lecture notes ;, vol. 1
ContributionsPati, J. C.
LC ClassificationsQC173.4.C65 C86 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1885840M
ISBN 109810201141, 981020115X
LC Control Number90046915

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