About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks

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Our understanding and experience of time have developed with new mythological or scientific cosmologies and increasingly accurate methods of measurement. About Time traces the human concept of time from the earliest evidence for our recording of lunar cycles in the palaeolithic age, through the Ptolemaic and Copernican models of the universe, to cutting-edge physics and the implications of quantum clocks, string theory and multiverses.

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About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks

About Time: From Sun Dials to Quantum Clocks

How the Cosmos Shapes our Lives - and We Shape the Cosmos

Paperback432pp Illustrated

9781851689644     Product Code: 217615

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Our understanding and experience of time have developed with new mythological or scientific cosmologies and increasingly accurate methods of measurement. About Time traces the human concept of time from the earliest evidence for our recording of lunar cycles in the palaeolithic age, through the Ptolemaic and Copernican models of the universe, to cutting-edge physics and the implications of quantum clocks, string theory and multiverses.

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