Clock History

Earth History clock

Earth History clock

We’ve heard suggestions over the years that Google should offer some kind of “historical 3D buildings”, where you could view 3D models of buildings…

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Doomsday clock History

Doomsday clock History

Apocalypse Soon: Doomsday Clock Kept at Three Minutes to Midnight

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Kienzle clock History

Kienzle clock History

An influential artist and environmental designer, Rudolph de Harak was known for making the complex seem simple and for adding a spark of life…

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History of Alarm clocks

History of Alarm clocks

The alarm attachment to a clock is a simple concept. There is often a notched cam rotating every 12 or 24 hours. A lever falls into the notch…

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How do clocks work?

How do clocks work?

Clocks are generally powered in one of six ways: weight-driven, spring-driven, atmospheric, battery-operated or electric. Weight-driven, spring-driven…

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Ancient Measurement tools

Ancient Measurement tools

Article taken from Backsights Magazine published by Surveyors Historical Society EGYPTIAN SURVEYING TOOLS by Mary M. Root Four thousand years…

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Atomic clock History

Atomic clock History

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) was founded in 1900 for standardising and verifying instruments, for testing materials, and for the determination…

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Measurement History

Measurement History

As civilization developed, so too did the need for units of measurement. These were required for numerous tasks such as: constructing dwellings…

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Cuckoo clocks History

Cuckoo clocks History

The first noted Black Forest cuckoo clock was designed and created by Franz Anton Ketterer in a small village named Schonwald, Germany. This…

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When was the first clock invented

When was the first clock invented

This is the 2nd post in a series of posts that are set to explore the history of timekeeping. In our first chapter we covered the earliest attempts…

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History of clock Making

History of clock Making

Two most important inventions made in Western Europe in the Middle Ages (that is before the scientific revolution, which started in XVI century)…

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How do quartz Watches work?

How do quartz Watches work?

An easy way to differentiate a quartz from a mechanical movement is by looking at the second hand. On a quartz watch, the second hand has the…

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Next Clocks

Next Clocks

There may come a time when major league pitchers stare at a clock counting down the seconds before they must deliver the ball. However, that…

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Who makes Rolex watches?

Who makes Rolex watches?

2. Rolex Has Its Own Science Lab Given everything Rolex has done over the years it shouldn t come as a surprise that they have an internal Research…

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Timers Online

Timers Online

Toggl – Keeps You Focused On The Task your main goal is finishing the job at hand and moving on to another pre-defined task you want to analyze…

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