[LEAPSECS] How good could civil timekeeping be?
dot at dotat.at
Fri Feb 15 07:59:35 EST 2008
On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Steve Allen wrote:
Thanks for this link. I was previously a bit put off by its length but I
can probably get it into comfortably readable form without killing too
many trees :-)
> For a shorter version see Seidelmann's writeup in
> Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac,
> University Science Books, 1992
Not the more recent edition?
> For another insider's view see the book by Audoin & Guinot
> The Measurement of Time: Time, Frequency and the Atomic Clock
I have a copy of this. Also "Splitting the Second: The Story of Atomic
Timekeeping" by Tony Jones (IoP publising) is a nice accessible overview.
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