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

Author: Adam Frank
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld Publications, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Stonehenge to beyond the Big Bang, an exhilarating scientific exploration of how we make time Time is the grandest conception of the universe that we humans have been able to imagine – and its most intimate, the very frame of human life. In About Time, astrophysicist and award-winning writer Adam Frank tells the scientific story of this wonderful and tyrannical invention. A Palaeolithic farmer moved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frank, Adam.
About Time.
New York : Oneworld Publications, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Frank
ISBN: 9781780740607 1780740603
OCLC Number: 894170901
Description: 1 online resource (662 pages)
Responsibility: Adam Frank.

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