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Splitting the atom

Katie Parker

Splitting the atom

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atoms -- Juvenile literature,
  • Nuclear physics -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Katie Parker.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesBig ideas in science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.16 .P37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23152833M
    ISBN 109780761443995
    LC Control Number2009000126
    OCLC/WorldCa298325684

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