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Mr. Tompkins in Wonderland

George Gamow

Mr. Tompkins in Wonderland

or, Stories of c, G, and h

by George Gamow

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by The Macmillan Company, The University Press in New York, Cambridge, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics),
  • Quantum theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Gamow ... illustrated by John Hookman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC6 .G23 1940
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14097976M
    LC Control Number40004473

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