Water Clock

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Ctesibius water clock

Ctesibius water clock

The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to life, nothing once known that may not become…

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Modern water clock

Modern water clock

Jazari is referring toan Arabic treatise of unknown date and authorshipthat describes a monumental water-clock. It is not listed among Archimedes…

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Egyptian water clocks

Egyptian water clocks

This is part of an ongoing blog series called Unwrapping the Secrets of Egypt. The idea is to uncover secrets and bring ancient knowledge to…

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Ancient Greece water

Ancient Greece water

These deities or gods had the power to control the elements of water and presided over all the fresh and salt water of the earth. They are associated…

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Galileo water clock

Galileo water clock

Determine the Rate of Acceleration Using a and an inclined plane, Galileo was able to determine the rate of acceleration due to gravity. With…

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About Sundials

About Sundials

The shadow of the sun reveals the time on an ancient sundial on the castle walls of Saint Michael s Mount, Cornwall, England. Sundials are the…

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Tissot Le Locle Chronometer

Tissot Le Locle Chronometer

From the very first clocks to the invention of the quartz crystal, a preoccupation with producing ever more accurate timepieces dominated the…

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World famous Watches

World famous Watches

I don’t really like to shop and so whenever I do, shoes and watches are on the top of my list and that’s where the inspiration to make this list…

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Universal time clock online

Universal time clock online

Australian continent stretches out over three time zones. Because Australia is situated west to the International Date Line, it is ahead of time…

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Water powered clock how it works

Water powered clock how it works

One of Detroit’s more unusual attractions at the turn of the century was a water-powered clock. Water Works Park Few cities in the United States…

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Most respected watch brands

Most respected watch brands

My first watch was a two-tone Seiko with a quartz movement, a mineral crystal face and a solid link stainless steel bracelet– and I loved it…

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Alarm clock water

Alarm clock water

We certainly love to sleep – to some of us, sleep is a luxury, to others, it may even be a hobby or a favorite pastime. A common problem for…

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Longines watch Movements

Longines watch Movements

Here’s a question: who made the best chronographs in the 1940s and ’50s? If you answered Patek Philippe, you’re half right. Patek absolutely…

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Ancient Egyptian water

Ancient Egyptian water

The seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree have been used to purify water and clean crockery since the days of ancient Egypt, but up until now scientists…

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How to make a water powered clock?

How to make a water powered clock?

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 9 (UPI) - A water-powered clock - it sounds like a gimmick. But Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering…

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