Time Machines - Oxford's History of Science Museum: Advisor for the exhibition's narrator-guide character

Karen Smyth (Other)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition


The mischievous scholar Nicholas of Oxford (as featured in Chaucer’s The Miller’s Tale) takes us back to the future for a whistle-stop tour of the history of time-telling. For him a Roman sundial is yesterday’s news, but what will the medieval scholar make of a marine chronometer, a Renaissance sundial, a revolutionary decimal clock, a stopwatch or the most recent physics of time?
Original languageEnglish
SizeNov 2011 - April 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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