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Table Of Contents

Introduction to the Science of Timekeeping
Precise Timing Applications Pervade Our Society
Clocks and Timekeeping
The Definition of the Second and its General Importance
Historical Perspective
An Illustrative Timekeeping Example
UTC: Official Time for the World
GPS Time and UTC
Accuracy and Stability of UTC
Einstein’s Relativity and Precise Timekeeping
How to Access UTC
Future Timing Techniques
Global Navigation Satellite System Developments
UTC and the Future
Conclusions
Acknowledgments
Stability Analysis of Harrison-like Chronometers
Glossary and Definitions
Bibliography
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The Science of Timekeeping

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