Questions how seconds, minutes and hours were agreed, why there is no decimal time, why there are seven days in a week, twelve months in a year and not thirteen are all raised and answered as Waugh looks at every aspect of time - from the beginning and the Big Bang to clock time, calendar and the end itself, the Big Crunch.
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Alexander Waugh is the grandson of Evelyn and son of Auberon. He has been the chief Opera Critic at both the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard, and is also a publisher, cartoonist and award-winning composer.
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing 1/1/1999, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1 This book is brand new; never used or opened. No remainder marks. Small edgewear tear on back of dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 091104-130-my108
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0747221782