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Time is of the Essence

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Despite the 1841 remit to supply ‘time’ to the Clyde, the University Observatory only provided services by weekly carrying a chronometer to the City to regulate the Exchange clock and to provide ... More


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