The Resource The Clock Mirage : Our Myth of Measured Time, (electronic resource)

The Clock Mirage : Our Myth of Measured Time, (electronic resource)

Label
The Clock Mirage : Our Myth of Measured Time
Title
The Clock Mirage
Title remainder
Our Myth of Measured Time
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mazur, Joseph
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB209
LC item number
.M39 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time
  • Time
  • Time perspective
Label
The Clock Mirage : Our Myth of Measured Time, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- PART I. THE MEASURES -- 1. Trickling Waters, Shifting Shadows (Telling Time) -- Interlude: Olympic Racer Wins by One Hundredth of a Second -- 2. Ringing Bells, Beating Drums (Use of Time) -- Interlude: A Clockmaker Thinks about Time -- 3. Eighth Day of the Week (Cycles of Time) -- PART II. THEORISTS, THINKERS, AND OPINIONS -- 4. Zeno's Quiver (The Stream of Time) -- Interlude: Prison for Life without Parole -- 5. The Material Universe (Philosophers' Time) -- Interlude: Prisoners in Texas and Oklahoma
  • 6. Gutenberg's Type (Time in the First Information Age) -- Interlude: Time Locked into the Present -- 7. Enter Newton (Absolute Time) -- PART III. THE PHYSICS -- 8. What Is a Clock? (Time beyond the Observed) -- Interlude: Time on the International Space Station -- 9. Simultaneous Clocks (Calibrated Time) -- Interlude: Another Time on the International Space Station -- 10. Braced Unification (Space-Time) -- Interlude: A Curious Dialogue -- 11. Another Midnight in Paris (Traveling through Time) -- PART IV. THE COGNITIVE SENSES -- 12. The Big Question (The Sense and Place of Time)
  • Interlude: Time Is with Me -- 13. Where Did It Go? (Acceleration of Time in Aging) -- Interlude: The Slowest Clock in the World -- 14. Feeling It (A Sense of Time) -- Interlude: Undercover at an iPhone Assembly Plant in China -- PART V. LIVING RHYTHMS -- 15. The Master Pacemaker (The Eyes of Time) -- Interlude: Time on the Trading Floor -- 16. Internal Beat (Clocks in Living Cells) -- Interlude: Long-Haul Truckers -- 17. 1.5 Million Years (Circadian Synchronization) -- Interlude: Time in the Sky -- 18. Distorted Senses and Illusions (The Temperature of Time) -- Interlude: My Strange View of Time -- 19. Exoplanets and Biorhythms (Environmental Synchronizers) -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (269 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300252422
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctvzpm581
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1148897798
  • (OCoLC)on1148897798
Label
The Clock Mirage : Our Myth of Measured Time, (electronic resource)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- PART I. THE MEASURES -- 1. Trickling Waters, Shifting Shadows (Telling Time) -- Interlude: Olympic Racer Wins by One Hundredth of a Second -- 2. Ringing Bells, Beating Drums (Use of Time) -- Interlude: A Clockmaker Thinks about Time -- 3. Eighth Day of the Week (Cycles of Time) -- PART II. THEORISTS, THINKERS, AND OPINIONS -- 4. Zeno's Quiver (The Stream of Time) -- Interlude: Prison for Life without Parole -- 5. The Material Universe (Philosophers' Time) -- Interlude: Prisoners in Texas and Oklahoma
  • 6. Gutenberg's Type (Time in the First Information Age) -- Interlude: Time Locked into the Present -- 7. Enter Newton (Absolute Time) -- PART III. THE PHYSICS -- 8. What Is a Clock? (Time beyond the Observed) -- Interlude: Time on the International Space Station -- 9. Simultaneous Clocks (Calibrated Time) -- Interlude: Another Time on the International Space Station -- 10. Braced Unification (Space-Time) -- Interlude: A Curious Dialogue -- 11. Another Midnight in Paris (Traveling through Time) -- PART IV. THE COGNITIVE SENSES -- 12. The Big Question (The Sense and Place of Time)
  • Interlude: Time Is with Me -- 13. Where Did It Go? (Acceleration of Time in Aging) -- Interlude: The Slowest Clock in the World -- 14. Feeling It (A Sense of Time) -- Interlude: Undercover at an iPhone Assembly Plant in China -- PART V. LIVING RHYTHMS -- 15. The Master Pacemaker (The Eyes of Time) -- Interlude: Time on the Trading Floor -- 16. Internal Beat (Clocks in Living Cells) -- Interlude: Long-Haul Truckers -- 17. 1.5 Million Years (Circadian Synchronization) -- Interlude: Time in the Sky -- 18. Distorted Senses and Illusions (The Temperature of Time) -- Interlude: My Strange View of Time -- 19. Exoplanets and Biorhythms (Environmental Synchronizers) -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (269 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300252422
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctvzpm581
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1148897798
  • (OCoLC)on1148897798

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