Hosted by the American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute. AWI is a non-profit
trade association dedicated to the advancement of horology. Horology is the
study of the art and science of time... Browse through our pages to learn
more about time, timekeeping, horology as a profession, and the organization
that serves 6,000 members
from Alabama to Australia.
Celestial Calendars, Cultural & Religious Calendars, Holidays, Millennium
Info, Calendar Reform, Today Calendars, Web & Interactive Calendars,
Y2K, also Calendar Information, Resources, Indexes & Directories, Calendar
A site covering the history of the human endeavor to organize our lives in
accordance with the sun and stars. Discover the origins of modern and past
calendar systems. This site covers the calendars of several different
cultures and includes a timeline of calendar facts.
From Sundials to the Atomic Second
Clockworks is an animated historical exhibit of the many devices that have
been created to measure time. Starting with the sundial and continuing to
the modern-day quartz watch and cesium atomic clock, the exhibit chronicles
man's endeavor to measure the passage of time. The exhibit features Quicktime
movies and has a text-only version.
Date and Time
This page gives the exact Greenwich Mean Time, of the moment you access the
page. It also allows you to
link to a specific city, listed by region, or to a specific time zone, designated
by hours away from GMT.
The Directorate of Time, located at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington,
D.C. is the official source of time used in the U.S. From this page one can
learn about the Master Clock, see a photograph of it, and learn about
how the time scale is calculated. Other links include the uses of time in
communications and navigation.
You can also view a list of time zones worldwide.
about time, clocks, daylight saving and calendars
A walk through
time. - History of timekeeping from ancient to modern times.
Calendars through the
Ages. - Systems of counting the days, months, and years.
Time. -When and why do we change our clocks?
- Illustrated mechanisms of many historical clocks. Sundials
to atomic clocks (Britannica)
Its About Time.
- Advances in timekeeping accuracy and atomic clocks.
Watch. - What's inside your wristwatch?
Horology - The
Horology is the science of time, timekeeping and timekeepers (incl. clocks
and watches). This site... contains a hirarchical index to over 300 linked
URLs related to horology. Includes lists of museums, schools, libraries,
periodicals, brands, stores, manufacturers, as well as history, design,
engineering and collecting of timepieces.
Founded upon collections assembled over more than a century, this museum
of art and horology collects,
preserves and presents two quite different, but complementary, themes. One
is of the changing artistic tastes and achievements of local people; the
other is of the development of timekeeping in Britain, Europe and America.
Together, these collections trace the creative genius of the artist, the
inventor and the craft worker across the centuries. This site includes an
introduction to horology, and information on an amazing variety of timekeeping
The Official U.S.
Click on any time zone on a map of the United States, and find out the official
time for that zone, accurate
within .6 seconds. This site also includes links to other time-related Web
sites and exhibits.
The 10,000 Year
A perpetual calendar; allows users to check days of the week for dates in
history and in the future.
Browsable, not searchable, but easy enough to use.
A guide to timzones calendars and much more.
Time Zone Converter
- The Time Zone - What time is it in ?
Now you can find out the time anywhere in the world with The Time Zone
Converter.... The time zone rules on which the converter is based are updated
whenever local laws or ordinances change to provide you with the most accurate
time converter utility on the Net! Site also provides the ability to create
a customized reference card that you can print and carry with you ... for
your next vacation or business trip!
Specify the time zone, time and date to convert from, and the time zone to
Navel Observatory Master Clock Converter -USNO
What Time is it?
Universal time UTC at Greenwich, England (also called Zulu time), clocks
for all time zones, animated clocks,
and a clock voice announcer!
A site that currently provides the calendar for any year in the 19th-21st
centuries. You can also look up the dates for holidays in the United States
and Canada from 1995-2010. Other features include a quick reference to signs
of the zodiac and seasons of the year along with their corresponding dates.
Through Time: Evolution of Time Measurement -A NIST Physics Laboratory
History of ancient calendars, clocks, atomic clocks, and the time zones.
The current time at over 500 locations worldwide. It can be customized to
show only the cities you want.