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From Sundials to Atomic Clocks: Understanding Time and Frequency, Second Revised Edition

From Sundials to Atomic Clocks: Understanding Time and Frequency, Second Revised Edition

By: James Jespersen, Jane Fitz-Randolph

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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.

Reprint of the National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC, 1977 edition.
AvailabilityOut of Stock
ISBN 100486409139
ISBN 139780486409139
Author/EditorJames Jespersen, Jane Fitz-Randolph
FormatBook
Page Count320
Dimensions6 1/2 x 9 1/4

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