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On Time: The Quest for Precision: Welcome

Water Clock

from Les raisons des forces mouvantes, 1615

Image of a water clock from Raisons Des Forces Mouvantes Avec Diverses Machines Tant Utiles Que Plaisantes by Salomon de Caus, 1615.

Time Resources

On Time - The Quest for Precision: Exhibition and Lecture Series

A Linda Hall Library Exhibition & Lecture Series displayed from September 2012 to March 2013. In the exhibition, curator Bruce Bradley documented milestones in the development of precise time measurement.

Math, Myth, and the Measure of Mayan Time

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