Peter Galison

Peter Galison
Peter Galison
Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University; author, Einstein's Clocks and Poincaré's Maps: Empires of Time

PETER GALISON is the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor and director of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard University. He is the author of How Experiments End; Image and Logic and Einstein's Clocks and Poincaré's Maps: Empires of Time.

In 1997, Galison was named a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellow; His book, Image and Logic, won the Pfizer Award from the History of Science Society in October 1998; and in 1999, he was a winner of the Max Planck Prize given by the Max Planck Gesellschaft and Humboldt Stiftung.

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