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Time and its mysteries.

Author: Robert Andrews MillikanJohn C MerriamHarlow ShapleyJames Henry BreastedD W HeringAll authors
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 1936-1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Time and its mysteries.
New York : New York University Press, 1936-1949
(OCoLC)615937953
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Andrews Millikan; John C Merriam; Harlow Shapley; James Henry Breasted; D W Hering; W F G Swann; John Dewey; Arthur Holly Compton; Henry Norris Russell; Adolph Knopf; James T Shotwell; George P Luckey; James Arthur Foundation.
OCLC Number: 1396011
Notes: "Lectures given on the James Arthur Foundation, New York University."
Includes indexes.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ser. 1. Time / Robert Andrew Millikan. Time and change in history / Joseph Campbell Merriam. On the lifetime of a galaxy / Harlow Shapley. The beginnings of time-measurement and the origins of our calendar / James Henry Breasted. 1936 --
Ser. 2. The time concept and time sense among cultured and uncultured peoples / Daniel Webster Hering. What is time? / William Francis Gray Swann. Time and individuality / John Dewey. Time and the growth of physics / Arthur H. Compton. 1940 --
Ser. 3. The time scale of the universe / Henry Norris Russell. The geologic records of time / Adolph Knopf. Time and historical perspective / James T. Shotwell. Developments in portable timepieces / George P. Luckey. 1949.

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