From Sundials to Atomic Clocks

From Sundials to Atomic Clocks

Understanding Time and Frequency

Book - 1999
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This clear and accessible introduction to the concept of time examines forms of measurement, historic timekeeping methods, uses of time information, and the role of time in science and technology. It includes a fascinating survey of man-made clocks and watches, and more than 300 illustrations enliven its comprehensive treatment.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover : 1999
Edition: 2nd rev. ed
ISBN: 9780486409139
Branch Call Number: 529.7 J494f
Characteristics: 308p illus
Additional Contributors: Fitz-Randolph, Jane


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