Finding the time: scientific instruments

Tuesday 27 September, 13.30 - 14.30 and 15.00 - 16.00
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Oliver Cooke, British Museum, discusses how scientific instruments from the 14th to the 20th centuries have been used to determine the time, using examples from the Museum's collection. See how the movements of the sun, stars and moon have been understood and measured since ancient times, and how they were later used to set timepieces such as clocks and watches.


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Finding the time: scientific instruments

Tuesday 27 September

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