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Published by Teacher Ideas Press in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Planets -- Origin -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSETI Institute.
SeriesLife in the universe series
ContributionsSETI Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB601 .E95 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1113223M
ISBN 101563083248
LC Control Number94039118

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