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From Clockwork to Crapshoot

A History of Physics

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674034877

Publication Date: 03/30/2010

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352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

12 line, 2 halftones, 1 map

Belknap Press

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