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Time (chronology), time systems & standards books

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Marine Chronometers at Greenwich A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich by Jonathan (Curator Emeritus, Horology, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK) Betts Marine Chronometers at Greenwich A Catalogue of Marine Chronometers at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
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Marine Chronometers at Greenwich is the fifth, and largest, of the fine series of catalogues of instruments in the National Maritime Museum's collection. This extraordinary collection is generally considered to be the most important of its kind in existence and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Now The Physics of Time by Richard A. (University of California,  Berkeley) Muller Now The Physics of Time
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From the celebrated author of the best-selling Physics for Future Presidents comes a provocative, strongly argued book on the fundamental nature of time (Lee Smolin).
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2017

Felt Time The Science of How We Experience Time by Marc (Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health) Wittmann Felt Time The Science of How We Experience Time

An expert explores the riddle of subjective time, from why time speeds up as we grow older to the connection between time and consciousness.We have widely varying perceptions of time. Children have trouble waiting for anything. ( Are we there...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2017

Astronomy and Calendars - The Other Chinese Mathematics 104 BC - AD 1644 by Jean-Claude Martzloff Astronomy and Calendars - The Other Chinese Mathematics 104 BC - AD 1644

Presented from the viewpoint of the history of mathematics, this book explores both epistemological aspects of Chinese traditional mathematical astronomy and lunisolar calendrical calculations. The following issues are addressed: (1) connections with non-Chinese cultural areas; (2) the possibility or impossibility...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2016

Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome by Leonardo Magini Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome

This book offers a detailed and fascinating picture of the astonishing astronomical knowledge on which the Roman calendar, traditionally attributed to the king Numa Pompilius (reign 715-673 B.C.), was based. This knowledge, of Mesopotamian origins, related mainly to the planetary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2016

Time A Vocabulary of the Present by Amy J. Elias Time A Vocabulary of the Present

The critical condition and historical motivation behind Time Studies The concept of time in the post-millennial age is undergoing a radical rethinking within the humanities. Time: A Vocabulary of the Present newly theorizes our experiences of time in relation to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2016

Time A Vocabulary of the Present by Amy J. Elias Time A Vocabulary of the Present

The critical condition and historical motivation behind Time Studies The concept of time in the post-millennial age is undergoing a radical rethinking within the humanities. Time: A Vocabulary of the Present newly theorizes our experiences of time in relation to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2016

The Egyptian Book of Days by Melusine Draco The Egyptian Book of Days

The Egyptian Books of Days has been compiled from the Greek and Demotic Magical Papyri lodged in the British Museum; the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris; the Staatliche Museum in Berlin; the Rijksmuseum in Leiden; and the Sallier Papyrus IV (No.10184)...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2016

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Calendrical Calculations The Ultimate Edition by Edward M. (Illinois Institute of Technology) Reingold, Nachum (Tel-Aviv University) Dershowitz Calendrical Calculations The Ultimate Edition
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These algorithmic tools for programmers, astronomers, and calendar enthusiasts include more than forty calendars and astronomical functions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Calendrical Calculations The Ultimate Edition by Edward M. (Illinois Institute of Technology) Reingold, Nachum (Tel-Aviv University) Dershowitz Calendrical Calculations The Ultimate Edition
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These algorithmic tools for programmers, astronomers, and calendar enthusiasts include more than forty calendars and astronomical functions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time by Arieh (The Hebrew Univ Of Jerusalem, Israel) Ben-Naim Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time
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The aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know about time and about the history of time. It is shown that the briefest (as well as the lengthiest) history of time can be described in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2016

Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time by Arieh (The Hebrew Univ Of Jerusalem, Israel) Ben-Naim Briefest History Of Time, The: The History Of Histories Of Time And The Misconstrued Association Between Entropy And Time
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The aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know about time and about the history of time. It is shown that the briefest (as well as the lengthiest) history of time can be described in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2016

The Sacred and Civil Calendar of the Athenian Year by Jon D. Mikalson The Sacred and Civil Calendar of the Athenian Year

From epigraphical, archaeological, and literary evidence Jon D. Mikalson has here assembled all relevant data concerning the dates of Athenian festivals, religious ceremonies, and legislative assemblies. This information has been used to revise and update our knowledge of the calendar...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

The Global Transformation of Time 1870-1950 by Vanessa Ogle The Global Transformation of Time 1870-1950

As railways, steamships, and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity, previously minor discrepancies in local time-telling became a global problem. Vanessa Ogle's chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2015

Inflativity: The Origin of Time General Unifying Theory of Universe Dynamics by Kevin J. Warne Inflativity: The Origin of Time General Unifying Theory of Universe Dynamics


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2015

The Sacred and Civil Calendar of the Athenian Year by Jon D. Mikalson The Sacred and Civil Calendar of the Athenian Year

From epigraphical, archaeological, and literary evidence Jon D. Mikalson has here assembled all relevant data concerning the dates of Athenian festivals, religious ceremonies, and legislative assemblies. This information has been used to revise and update our knowledge of the calendar...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2015

Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome by Leonardo Magini Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome

This book offers a detailed and fascinating picture of the astonishing astronomical knowledge on which the Roman calendar, traditionally attributed to the king Numa Pompilius (reign 715-673 B.C.), was based.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2014

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