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Superconducting Super Collider

Joint hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development ... Collider project, August 4, 1993 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL7370315M
ISBN 100160414512
ISBN 109780160414510
OCLC/WorldCa28915754


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