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

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

Label
Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time
Title
Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps
Title remainder
empires of time
Statement of responsibility
by Peter Galison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At the beginning of the 20th century, just as industry and government were anticipating the immanent coordination of time around the globe, says Galison (history of science and of physics, Harvard U.), the notion of time and the ability to coordinate two clocks at a distance, were being demolished in the nexus of physics, technology, and philosophy
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galison, Peter
Dewey number
529
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB209
LC item number
.G35 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Poincaré, Henri
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Poincaré, Henri
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Poincaré, Henri
  • Time
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Time
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Time
  • Tijd
  • Relativiteitstheorie
  • Zeitsynchronisation
  • Tiempo
  • Relatividad (Física)
Label
Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time, by Peter Galison
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy042/2002155114.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Synchrony -- Coal and chaos -- The electric worldmap -- Poincaré's maps -- Einstein's clocks -- The place of time
Control code
ocm51177432
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780393020014
Lccn
2002155114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51177432
  • (OCoLC)51177432
Label
Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time, by Peter Galison
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy042/2002155114.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Synchrony -- Coal and chaos -- The electric worldmap -- Poincaré's maps -- Einstein's clocks -- The place of time
Control code
ocm51177432
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
389 pages
Isbn
9780393020014
Lccn
2002155114
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51177432
  • (OCoLC)51177432

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