Time and Clocks: a Description of Ancient and Modern Methods of Measuring Time

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IN this volume the author has gone much further than the title and subtitle would lead one to expect. Not only are the “ancient and modern methods of measuring time” discussed, but an attempt has been made to lead the non-scientific reader to a knowledge of the many principles involved in a series of logical steps. Mass, gravity, space, harmonic motion, &c., &c., are all discussed at length, whilst excursions into the ancient concepts of various phenomena are by no means infrequent.

Time and Clocks: a Description of Ancient and Modern Methods of Measuring Time.

By H. H. Cunynghame, C.B. Pp. 200. (London: Archibald Constable and Co., Ltd., 1906.) Price 6s. net.

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R., W. Time and Clocks: a Description of Ancient and Modern Methods of Measuring Time . Nature 75, 269 (1907) doi:10.1038/075269a0

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