A brief history of timekeeping : the science of marking time, from Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks
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Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2022].
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Published
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2022].
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324 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Our modern lives are ruled by clocks and watches, smartphone apps and calendar programs. While our gadgets may be new, however, the drive to measure and master time is anything but--and in A Brief History of Timekeeping, Chad Orzel traces the path from Stonehenge to your smartphone. Predating written language and marching on through human history, the desire for ever-better timekeeping has spurred technological innovation and sparked theories that radically reshaped our understanding of the universe and our place in it. For those interested in science, technology, or history, or anyone who's ever wondered about the instruments that divide our days into moments: the time you spend reading this book may fly, and it is certain to be well spent.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Orzel, C. (2022). A brief history of timekeeping: the science of marking time, from Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks . BenBella Books, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orzel, Chad. 2022. A Brief History of Timekeeping: The Science of Marking Time, From Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks. BenBella Books, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Orzel, Chad. A Brief History of Timekeeping: The Science of Marking Time, From Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks BenBella Books, Inc, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Orzel, Chad. A Brief History of Timekeeping: The Science of Marking Time, From Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks BenBella Books, Inc., 2022.

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