A Brief History of Telling Time
Leanhardt, Aaron - University of Michigan

2011-02-05 10:27:00-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - 170 Dennison
Duration: 00:52:53

Every day we use clocks to tell us when we have arrived somewhere, but high-precision clocks are also used to tell us where that place is. This talk summarizes the evolution of clocks and more broadly describes the art of high-precision measurements.



* With apologies to Stephen Hawking for modifying the title of his classic cosmology book.

 

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