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Book Information:

Author: Irving Ezra Segal
Title: Mathematical cosmology and extragalactic astronomy
Additional book information: Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 68, Academic Press, New York, 1976, ix + 204 pp., $22.50.

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  • 4. A. Sandage, Absolute magnitudes of E and SO galaxies in the Virgo and Coma clusters as a function of U-B color, Astrophys. J. 176 (1972), 21.
  • 5. A. Sandage, The redshift distance relation. III, Photometry and the Hubble diagram for radio sources and the possible turn-on time for QS0's, Astrophys. J. 178 (1972), 25.
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Review Information:

Reviewer: A. H. Taub
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 83 (1977), 705-711