A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Ed Popko
Date: 2016 Feb 13, 15:42 -0800
While following David Pike's post entitled 'Air Cdre John Mitchell' to the rin.org.uk site, I also found this interesting forthcoming conference posted there on "The Science of Time".
For those living in New England, it looks to be a worthwhile event.
Partial quote from the site:
The Science of Time will be hosted by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA (USA).
The scientific and technical uses of time and time series data
The civil and scientific understanding of time - education and outreach
The history of time and timepieces, clocks and calendars
Social, cultural, and religious uses of timing information
High-precision time from sundials and the pendulum to atomic clocks and pulsars
Impact of precise time and frequency measurement in astronomy & basic science
Earth rotation and time
Time and solar-system ephemerides
The physics of time