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- Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 28.00
?[ Why Time Flies ] captures us. Because it opens up a well of fascinating queries and gives us a glimpse of what has become an ever more deepening mystery for humans: the nature of time.? ? The New York Times Book Review ?Erudite and informative, a joy with many small treasures.? ? Science ?Time? is the most commonly used noun in the English... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 27.95
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99
An exploration of space and time and a journey of discovery, through 13 of the most fascinating Christmas Lectures given at the Royal Institution of Great Britain over the last 200 years.Started at the Royal Institution (Ri) in 1825 by Michael Faraday, the Christmas Lectures have been broadcast on television since the 1960s and have formed part of... more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 80.00
Because they list all the public holidays and pagan festivals of the age, calendars provide unique insights into the culture and everyday life of ancient Rome. The Codex-Calendar of 354 miraculously survived the Fall of Rome. Although it was subsequently lost, the copies made in the Renaissance remain invaluable documents of Roman society and religion... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 160.00 US$ 138.67
Filling the need for a book that conveys the current technology as well as the underlying history and physical background, this book tells physicists and engineers how to measure time to the precision required for modern-day use. The authors draw on their longstanding research experience with timekeeping and high-precision measurement to cover the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 15.50
Why are there morning people and night people? How come time flies when you?re having fun and three minutes can sometimes seem an eternity? Would time exist if we didn?t measure it ? and why is there never enough of it? Our modern lives are ruled by minutes and hours. We race from one thing to the next, all of us believing on some level that a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 15.50
This is a book about the meaning of time, what it is, when it has started, how it flows and where to. It examines the consequences of Einstein's theory of relativity and offers startling suggestions about what recent research may reveal. more...
- Hierophant Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95
In his most important book since Taking the Quantum Leap , Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D., explains how our understanding of time, space, and matter have changed in just the last few years, and how with these new ideas we have a glimpse into the "mind of God." Making comparisons to Hindu Vedic and Judeo-Christian cosmology, Dr. Wolf explains how the universal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 13.99
A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a concise and accessible survey of the history of philosophical and scientific developments in understanding time and our experience of time. It discusses prominent ideas about the nature of time, plus many subsidiary puzzles about time, from the classical period through the present. more...
- Octopus 2015; US$ 22.99
From the first particles of matter and atomic building-blocks to hydrogen fusion, large galaxies and supermassive black holes, with a healthy dose of history and fun facts to glue everything together, this is your very own guide to How to Build a Universe . Using a mixture of eye-catching graphics, humour and structured narrative, in How to... more...