n.— «I’ve been encouraged to think about time by the observations of Dr Michael Schluter, executive director of Britain’s Relationships Foundation. He’s coined the term “chronomics” for study of the laws governing the use of time.» —“Jack, your typical modern dullard” by Ross Gittins The Age (Melbourne, Australia) Dec. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. I established the Chronomics group on Yahoo. The word was in use long before 2005. It is a spin-off from genomics as in success in the 1998 human genome project. The word I believe was coined in 1999 or 2000 by Franz Halberg, the most distinguished authority of biological clocks. earlier Halberg had used the word chrone that obviously was in need of replacement, sounding like a haggard old woman also a witch.

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