ERIC Number: EJ625482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Methodology and Politics in Science: The Fate of Huygens' 1673 Proposal of the Seconds Pendulum as an International Standard of Length and Some Educational Suggestions.
Matthews, Michael R.
Science and Education, v10 n1-2 p119-35 Jan-Mar 2001
Part of a larger work on the history, philosophy, and utilization of pendulum motion studies, addresses the fate of Christiaan Huygens' 1673 proposal to use the length of a seconds pendulum as a universal, natural, and objective standard of length. (SAH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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