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The Resource A natural history of time, Pascal Richet ; translated by John Venerella

A natural history of time, Pascal Richet ; translated by John Venerella

Label
A natural history of time
Title
A natural history of time
Statement of responsibility
Pascal Richet ; translated by John Venerella
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
265748
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richet, Pascal
Dewey number
551.7/01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QE508
LC item number
.R5413 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geological time
  • Earth
Target audience
adult
Label
A natural history of time, Pascal Richet ; translated by John Venerella
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-453) and index
Contents
Time without a beginning? -- On the great book of Moses -- Genesis as viewed through the prism of natural philosophy -- Nature's admirable medals -- The march of the comets -- Heroic age, relative time -- The long history of two barons -- The elasticity of time -- The Pandora's box of physics -- The Sun, the Earth, radioactivity--and Kelvin's death -- The long quest of Arthur Holmes -- From the atomic bomb to the age of the Earth
Control code
ocm73742568
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 471 p.
Isbn
9780226712871
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006033992
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)73742568
Label
A natural history of time, Pascal Richet ; translated by John Venerella
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-453) and index
Contents
Time without a beginning? -- On the great book of Moses -- Genesis as viewed through the prism of natural philosophy -- Nature's admirable medals -- The march of the comets -- Heroic age, relative time -- The long history of two barons -- The elasticity of time -- The Pandora's box of physics -- The Sun, the Earth, radioactivity--and Kelvin's death -- The long quest of Arthur Holmes -- From the atomic bomb to the age of the Earth
Control code
ocm73742568
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 471 p.
Isbn
9780226712871
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006033992
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)73742568

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