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Author Newton, Roger G.
Title Galileo's pendulum : from the rhythm of time to the making of matter / Roger G. Newton.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  529 N    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 153 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [142]-145) and index.
Contents Biological timekeeping; the body's rhythms -- Calendar; different drummers -- Early clocks; home-made beats -- Pendulum clock; the beat of nature -- Successors; ubiquitous timekeeping -- Isaac Newton; the physics of the pendulum -- Sound and light; oscillations everywhere -- Quantum; oscillators make particles.
Subject Time measurements.
Added Title From the rhythm of time to the making of matter
ISBN 067401331X (alk. paper)