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Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe

@article{Bergh2011DiscoveryOT,
  title={Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe},
  author={Sidney van den Bergh},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2011}
}
  • S. Bergh
  • Published 2 August 2011
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
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