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The nemesis affair : a story of the death of dinosaurs and the ways of science

Author: David M Raup
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Norton, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An examination of the theory of Nemesis, the death star which scientists predict will disrupt the orbits of billions of comets in a few million years, becomes an exploration of how science works and belief systems in science.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Raup
ISBN: 0393023427 9780393023428
OCLC Number: 13093867
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David M. Raup.

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An examination of the theory of Nemesis, the death star which scientists predict will disrupt the orbits of billions of comets in a few million years, becomes an exploration of how science works and belief systems in science.

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