A Council of Giants

@article{McCall2014ACO,
  title={A Council of Giants},
  author={Marshall L. McCall},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={440},
  pages={405-426}
}
  • M. McCall
  • Published 14 March 2014
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
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