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The Physics of Christmas

Roger Highfield

The Physics of Christmas

by Roger Highfield

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24252784M
ISBN 109780316054515
OCLC/WorldCa464238410

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The Physics of Christmas is that rare science book that manages to be as delightful as it is informative. Science Physics Nonfiction. Details. Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Kindle Book ISBN:.

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