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Einstein's Clocks and Poincare's Maps

By: Peter Galison
389 pages, B/w photos
Einstein's Clocks and Poincare's Maps
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  • Einstein's Clocks and Poincare's Maps ISBN: 9780393326048 Paperback Nov 2004 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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  • Einstein's Clocks and Poincare's Maps ISBN: 9780340794470 Hardback Dec 2003 Out of Print #142934
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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.

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By: Peter Galison
389 pages, B/w photos
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Galison provides a unique and enlightening view on the origin of time as we know it in the modern age.
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