From Sundials to Atomic Clocks: Understanding Time and Frequency

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Courier Corporation, 1999 - Science - 345 pages
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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.

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