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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativity (Physics) -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid McMahon.
    GenrePopular works.
    SeriesDemystified series, McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.57 .M36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3429861M
    ISBN 100071455450
    LC Control Number2005054738

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