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Einstein"s clocks and Poincaré"s maps

empires of time

by Peter Galison

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Einstein, Albert, -- 1879-1955,
  • Poincaré, Henri, -- 1854-1912,
  • Time,
  • Relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-370) and index.

    StatementPeter Galison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB209 .G35 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination389 p. :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15550346M
    ISBN 100393020010
    LC Control Number2002155114
    OCLC/WorldCa51177432

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