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Scientific and technical advice for the U.S. Congress

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science

Scientific and technical advice for the U.S. Congress

hearing before the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, July 25, 2006.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Information services.,
  • Science and state -- United States.,
  • Technology and state -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 353 p. :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17726693M
    ISBN 100160779154
    ISBN 109780160779152
    LC Control Number2007361539

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