Accession Number:

AD0608485

Title:

THE ARROW OF TIME,

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Corporate Author:

COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

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Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

A philosophical discussion of time irreversibility is presented. Experimental results related to atomic or subatomic structures and their significance about time irreversibility are examined. The emission of light by atoms, philosophical significance of Einsteins formulas, role of boundary conditions in classical mechanics, wave progation and the theory of relativity are also discussed.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE