[time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks

Marvin E. Gozum marvin.gozum at jefferson.edu
Thu Sep 8 15:35:11 UTC 2011


An excellent summary, thanks, a worthy read.

At 05:59 PM 9/7/2011, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:

>Message: 1
>Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 10:27:26 -0700
>From: Mike Fahmie <mpfahmie at lbl.gov>
>To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
>Subject: [time-nuts] From Sundials to Atomic Clocks
>Message-ID: <4.3.2.7.2.20110907101956.0388f5f8 at popper.lbl.gov>
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>On a visit to NIST Boulder (then known as NBS) many years ago (1978), I was
>presented with a copy of NBS Monograph 155, "From Sundials to Atomic
>Clocks" by one of the authors.  I found it to be a fantastic read, it
>answers all of those questions about Time & Frequency that you were afraid
>to ask.
>
>I stumbled on it again today in PDF form on the NIST website, it has
>undergone two revisions and this URL points to the most current 
>(1999) edition.
>
>http://tf.nist.gov/general/pdf/1796.pdf
>
>-Mike-
>WA6ZTY



Sincerely,



Marv Gozum
Philadelphia, PA 




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