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This interactive tutorial explores the evolution of time measurement through the ages -- beginning with Stonehenge and ancient calendar systems. It progresses through sun and water clocks, mechanical and quartz-movement clocks, and atomic clocks.
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Keywords:
Ancient Calendars, Atomic Age, Early Clocks, Measurement, NIST Time Services, Time Zones, World Time Scales
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Date Metadata Instance was created October 3, 2003 by Matthew Meizlish
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December 8, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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(NIST Time and Frequency Division, Boulder), WWW Document, (http://www.nist.gov/pml/general/time/).
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A Walk Through Time, (NIST Time and Frequency Division, Boulder), <http://www.nist.gov/pml/general/time/>.
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A Walk Through Time. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2014, from NIST Time and Frequency Division: http://www.nist.gov/pml/general/time/
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NIST Time and Frequency Division. A Walk Through Time. Boulder: NIST Time and Frequency Division. http://www.nist.gov/pml/general/time/ (accessed 1 October 2014).
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A Walk Through Time. Boulder: NIST Time and Frequency Division. 1 Oct. 2014 <http://www.nist.gov/pml/general/time/>.
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