From Sundials to Atomic Clocks
2nd Revised edition
By (author) James Jespersen
From Sundials to Atomic Clocks by James Jespersen
Book DescriptionThis 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486409139
(235mm x 171mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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