A Time War Over the Period We Live In

@article{Kerr2008ATW,
  title={A Time War Over the Period We Live In},
  author={Richard A. Kerr},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={319},
  pages={402 - 403}
}
  • R. Kerr
  • Published 25 January 2008
  • Physics
  • Science
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