Multiple Supernova Remnant Models of the Local Bubble and the Soft X-Ray Background

  title={Multiple Supernova Remnant Models of the Local Bubble and the Soft X-Ray Background},
  author={Randall K. Smith and Donald P. Cox},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series},
  pages={283 - 309}
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