Search
Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time

text Einstein's clocks and Poincaré's maps : empires of time

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 coordin... Read more
Contents

Synchrony -- Coal and chaos -- The electric worldmap -- Poincaré's maps -- Einstein's clocks -- The place of time.

Format
text
Description
389 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher
W.W. Norton 2003

Available Copies

Library Location Status
TADL-WOOD 529 GAL in Adult Non-fiction Available

All Copies (Show)

Genres (Show)

Subjects (Show)

Back to Top