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Time : Poincaré Seminar 2010

Author: Bertrand Duplantier
Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser, [2013] ©2013
Series: Progress in mathematical physics, v. 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This eleventh volume in the Poincaré Seminar Series presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the concept of Time, which poses some of the most challenging questions in science. Five articles, written by the Fields medalist C. Villani, the two outstanding theoretical physicists T. Damour and C. Jarzynski, the leading experimentalist C. Salomon, and the famous philosopher of science H. Price, describe recent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Time
(NL-LeOCL)356503542
(OCoLC)839672750
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Duplantier
ISBN: 3034803583 9783034803588
OCLC Number: 841927466
Language Note: English and French.
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Description: xii, 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Time and Relativity / Thibault Damour --
(Ir)reversibility and Entropy / Cédric Villani --
(Ir)réversibilité et entropie / Cédric Villani --
Equalities and Inequalities: Irreversibility and the Second Law of Thermodynamics at the Nanoscale / Christopher Jarzynski --
Time Measurement in the XXIst Century / Christophe Salomon --
Time's Arrow and Eddington's Challenge / Huw Price.
Series Title: Progress in mathematical physics, v. 63.
Responsibility: Bertrand Duplantier, editor.

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This eleventh volume in the Poincare Seminar Series describes recent research related to mathematical, physical, experimental and philosophical facets of the fascinating concept of Time. Benefits a  Read more...

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