Oversight of Soviet nuclear energy development
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Oversight of Soviet nuclear energy development to the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session. by

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Nuclear industry -- Soviet Union.,
  • Magnetohydrodynamic generators.,
  • Energy policy -- Soviet Union.

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ContributionsWydler, John W., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.
LC ClassificationsHD9698.R92 O94
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4374825M
LC Control Number78602550

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