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The Resource About time : from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos, Adam Frank

About time : from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos, Adam Frank

Label
About time : from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos
Title
About time
Title remainder
from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Adam Frank
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exhilarating journey into the science of time, from Stonehenge to the big bang and beyond. Weaving cosmology with day-to-day chronicles, Adam Frank tells the story of humanity's invention of time and how we will experience it in the future
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frank, Adam
Dewey number
  • 529
  • 529
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time
  • Cosmology
  • Popular Science and Mathematics
Label
About time : from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos, Adam Frank
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Free Press, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781851689644
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxi, 406 pages
Isbn
9781851689644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Label
About time : from sun dials to quantum clocks, how the cosmos shapes our lives - and we shape the cosmos, Adam Frank
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York: Free Press, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781851689644
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxi, 406 pages
Isbn
9781851689644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)

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