[time-nuts] Best reason

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 18:09:15 UTC 2012

Two good reasons:

(1) Many uses in science and engineering.  Mostly indirectly, you need
a good frequency standard to calibrate some instrument so you can
measure something.  Thinks like distance, current, capacitance are
based on time if you follow the chain long enough.    As frequencies
get lower you starting thinking of period and so now you need to know
the time.    There are many practical reasons but most are many levels

(2) it is a fun hobby, like building a model ship inside a glass
bottle it is useless but that is the point of hobbies.

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