From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Now I can't wait to visit the Royal Observatory and witness the workings of H1 through H4.Published 4 days ago by PlanRad
Great Story about a facinating part of History and Science. The chapters are short, fun, and easy to read and understand. I liked that I could get through one chapter in a sitting. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Groundskeeper Springhill Lake.
This is a fascinating book about a subject I didn't think I'd be interested in. Sobel's clear writing style makes this an easy read and the story is filled with interesting and... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Twinkle Toes
One of the great stories of the advance of technology. Not a long book, but ok. Would have liked more details and sketches regarding clock design and operation because I like... Read morePublished 6 days ago by AmProCarp
Sobel's books are genre-bending masterpieces in my mind. She brings to life history in a way that makes it analogous to our contemporary lives--with real "people" and... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Adrian W. Rich
As a surveyor, I love the bits of history that so very much affect my profession today. It is good to be caused to recall those efforts required to bring about what seems so... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Annette Lockhart
This is popular history at its best, and four stars instead of five is only because it seemed too short for such a profound topic. Read morePublished 11 days ago by JWN
I enjoyed the book due to my interest in history, sailing and navigation. A history lesson on the need for a good timepiece.Published 12 days ago by Mary Baker