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Structure formation in astrophysics

Structure formation in astrophysics

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astrophysics,
  • Large scale structure (Astronomy)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gilles Chabrier.
    ContributionsChabrier, Gilles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB461 .S82 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16842079M
    LC Control Number2008019587


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