Earth Time

Earth Time

Author: Douglas Palmer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470022337

Category: History

Page: 358

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The dramatic history of planet Earth and the rocky road to understanding the past A probing account of the history of the earth and an introduction to the many eccentric characters that have attempted to understand its origins. Full of fascinating anecdotes about 19th century explorers and natural philosophers who first carved up Earth's history just as others were carving up the globe. Unravels the fascinating history of rock strata and the implications they have had on accepted theories on the Earth's life. Considers the future of the earth, and what a repeat of some of the catastrophic events of the earth's past, such as major earthquakes and asteroid collisions, could mean for life today.
Global Warming and Earth’s Evolution
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: Graham Winston
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-15 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Global warming is a major phenomenon that is negatively affecting Earth. But what most people don’t realize is that this effect is not limited within the planet’s atmosphere; it may also affect Earth’s journey through space. In Global Warming and Earth’s Evolution, author Graham Winston reveals that the bigger picture
Einstein, Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: William Lane Craig, Quentin Smith
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Einstein, Relativity and Absolute Simultaneity is an anthology of original essays by an international team of leading philosophers and physicists who have come together to reassess the contemporary paradigm of the relativistic concept of time. A great deal has changed since 1905 when Einstein proposed his Special Theory of Relativity,
Earth and Mind II
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Kim A. Kastens, Cathryn A. Manduca
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Geological Society of America

Articles refer to teaching at various different levels from kindergarten to graduate school, with sections on teaching: geologic time, space, complex systems, and field-work. Each section includes an introduction, a thematic paper, and commentaries.
On the nature and passage of time and 4-D geometry
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Samuel K.K. Blankson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07 - Publisher:

HARD BACK: In his 10th book on post-relativity philosophy of time, the Ghanaian philosopher argues that all the theories we read about time are useful only for constructing clocks to accord accurately with the earth's regular motions and astronomical features. The many bemusing technical terms employed (like duration between events,
Time, Change and Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: L. Nathan Oaklander, Quentin Smith
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-18 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.