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National medal of science.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development.

National medal of science.

Hearings...Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 6288.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Order of Science (Proposed)

  • Edition Notes

    No. 44

    StatementJuly 30 and August 5, 1959.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCR6253 .A55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 51 p.
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5814281M
    LC Control Number60060126
    OCLC/WorldCa21637061

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