The History of Measuring Time

For thousands of years, people have endeavored to find more accurate ways of measuring time. Centuries ago, humans constructed monuments like Stonehenge, which is widely accepted as being used to mark the beginning of seasons. Such information was vitally important, knowing when to sow seeds for next seasons crop could mean the difference between life or hungry death. In many ancient cultures, the equinox and solstice was of religious importance, for obvious reasons.

 

About the Author.
Andy Shinton has spent his entire career within the IT industry, mainly in the Time and Frequency sector. Since 2002, he has headed TimeTools Research and Development Division. Andy regularly writes white-papers and articles about NTP and Network Timing Solutions.

 

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