From Sundials to Atomic Clocks
Understanding Time and FrequencyBook - 1999
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
Branch Call Number: 529.7 J494f
Characteristics: 308p illus