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Einstein's Clocks and Poincare's Maps

By: Peter Galison

389 pages, B/w photos

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | Nov 2004 | #148015 | ISBN: 0393326047
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NHBS Price: £10.99 $14/€12 approx
Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142934 | ISBN: 034079447X
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Only a century ago Europe had a huge number of local time zones and no proper system of coordinating them. This study explores the stories of two men who revolutionized time as we know it: Henri Poincare and Albert Einstein.

Galison provides a unique and enlightening view on the origin of time as we know it in the modern age.

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