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The Greenwich guide to measuring time

Author: Graham Dolan; Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is time? - Patterns in time - Hours and minutes - Calendars - Names of the months - Day names - Timers - First clocks - Today's clocks and watches - Astronomers and timekeeping - What's the time? - Atomic clocks.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Dolan; Royal Greenwich Observatory.
ISBN: 0431130027 9780431130026
OCLC Number: 59510962
Notes: On t.p.: Royal Observatory Greenwich.
Includes index.
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Other Titles: Measuring time.
Responsibility: Graham Dolan.
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In this series exploring the concept of time in the broader context of Earth and space, this title looks at why and how we measure time, including the interactions between the Earth, Sun and Moon,  Read more...

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