1990 - Splitting the Second

JONES Tony

The Story of Atomic Time.


Did you know .....



  • Atomic clocks tick 9 billion times a second and the best keep time to one second in 10 million years ?

  • 13 Nobel prizewinners have contributed to the physics of atomic timekeeping ?

  • Mean Time remains the legal time for the United Kingdom despite being abandonned for civil timekeeping in 1972 ?

  • etc.....

 

199 pages

Edition : 2000


Language : english

CHF 30.00