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2 edition of Science in films. found in the catalog.

Science in films.

Blodwen Lloyd

Science in films.

by Blodwen Lloyd

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by S. Low, Marston in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Documentary films -- Catalogs,
  • Photography -- Scientific applications,
  • Science -- Study and teaching

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR705 L56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17160789M

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