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Author:Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Description: An essay on time in mathematics and engineering (the time that we measure and use to regulate our lives). How did we come to measure time in the first place? What exactly is it that our timepieces measure? And what scientific principles do we use to construct ever more accurate clocks?

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Calendars/Dates/Time

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