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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 40

Section 5 (564-567)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 40.5

Kit couldn't quite see the reason for all the fuss.

Against the Day, p. 564

12 + 8
40.5: 565 Figures | Mathematics
American
40.5: 567 (an - betrays [...]) Nationality | United States
Amsterdam Academy
40.5: 565 (Proceedings of the -) The Netherlands
began
40.5: 566 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Belgium
40.5: 566 Countries/Around the World | Europe
brass-edged
40.5: 565 (a - groove) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
can't ever
40.5: 567 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
creation
40.5: 566 (a view into -) Capitalised Concepts | Religion
'dimension'
40.5: 564 (-s of Minkowskian space-time) Concepts | Mathematics
doubly-refracting
40.5: 565 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Iceland Spar
earth
40.5: 565, 566 (the -'s motion) Capitalised Geography/Around the World | Planet Earth
emitted
40.5: 564 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
extraordinary
2*, first 40.5: 564 (and single quoted) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Felix Klein
40.5: 565 Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Fitzgerald
40.5: 565 Last Name Scientist/Science | Physics
Göttingen
40.5: 565 City/Around the World | Germany
half-silvering
2*, first 40.5: 564 (mirrors [...] -) Orthography Half-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
icosahedron
40.5: 565 Rare Figures | Mathematics
'imaginary'
40.5: 565 Concepts | Mathematics
index-surface
40.5: 564 Orthography Concepts | Quaternions
Japanese
2*, first 40.5: 564 Nationality | Japan
Kimura
40.5: 567 (--san) Figures | Background
Kit
40.5: 564, 565, 566 Characters | The Traverse Family
konichiwa
40.5: 566 (- to you too, my little plum blossom) Expression/Dictionary | Japan
light-ray
40.5: 564 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Lord Rayleigh
40.5: 565 Scientist/Science | United Kingdom
Lorentz
40.5: 565 Last Name Scientist/Science | Physics
machine-pistol
40.5: 565 Orthography Device | Weapon
Madame Butterfly
40.5: 567 (w/o Madame) Composition/Music | Music
Minkowskian space-time
40.5: 564 Concepts | Mathematics
never-ending
40.5: 564 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Word Clusters
'Ohmic Drift Compensator'
40.5: 565 Device |
ordinary
40.5: 564 (and single quoted) Capitalised Description | Vocabulary
part-reflected
40.5: 564 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
part-transmitted
40.5: 564 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Proceedings
40.5: 565 (- of the Amsterdam Academy) Initials Text/Texts | The Netherlands
Puccini
40.5: 567 (a new - opera) Last Name Composer/Music | Italy
Q-waves
40.5: 566 Concepts | Quaternions
Quaternion
40.5: 566 (- equations) Concepts | Quaternions
"Quaternion weapon"
40.5: 566 Device | Quaternions
Quaternionist
40.5: 564 (-s) Description | Quaternions
Quaternions
40.5: 564 (drawn to the -) Concepts | Quaternions
ray
40.5: 565 (Extraordinary -) Capitalised Concepts | Physics
Riemann space
40.5: 565 Vectorism | Mathematics
second-order
40.5: 565 (- effects) Orthography Concepts | Physics
station
40.5: 566 (the nameless - before the first) Capitalised Symbol | Christianity
taken-for-granted
40.5: 566 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
tobacco-stricken
40.5: 564 (in a low - voice) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Tobacco
Umeki
40.5: 564 Characters | Quaternions
vector
40.5: 564 (- [...] equations) Capitalised Vectorism | Mathematics
Vorlesungen über das Ikosaeder
40.5: 565 Initials Text/Texts | Mathematics
x + iy
40.5: 565 Formula/Science | Mathematics
Æther
40.5: 565, 566 Concepts | Æther