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Science and creationism: a view from the National Academy of Sciences
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
ISBN 0-309-06406-6 (paperbound)
1. Evolution (Biology). 2. Creationism. 3. Cosmology. I. National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
QH366.2 .S425 1999 99-6259
Printed in the United States of America
Copyright 1999 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
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