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The Resource Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps : empires of time, Peter Galison

Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps : empires of time, Peter Galison

Label
Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps : empires of time
Title
Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps
Title remainder
empires of time
Statement of responsibility
Peter Galison
Title variation
Einsteins clocks and Poincares maps
Title variation remainder
empires of time
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the birth of modern twentieth-century science through the work of German theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and Henri Poincarâe, a mathematician responsible for mapping time coordinates across continents
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156506
Cataloging source
DLC
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Galison, Peter Louis
Dewey number
529
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Poincaré, Henri
  • Time
  • Relativity (Physics)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
empires of time
Label
Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps : empires of time, Peter Galison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-370) and index
Contents
Synchrony -- Coal and chaos -- The electric worldmap -- Poincaré's maps -- Einstein's clocks -- The place of time
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780393020014
Lccn
2002155114
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADI-8884
  • IG$ 2002155114
Label
Einstein's clocks, Poincaré's maps : empires of time, Peter Galison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-370) and index
Contents
Synchrony -- Coal and chaos -- The electric worldmap -- Poincaré's maps -- Einstein's clocks -- The place of time
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
389 p.
Isbn
9780393020014
Lccn
2002155114
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADI-8884
  • IG$ 2002155114

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