Monthly Archives: July 2014

A 68 minute weight – with verisimilitude!

Thie post was written by Jon Colombo, as a student at West Dean College   At West Dean College first year clock students make a hoop and spur wall clock, from scratch. As far as practicable we use techniques available … Continue reading

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War time reflections

    The June centenary of the Archduke’s assassination is behind us, though in July 1914 no one imagined a world war breaking out a month ahead (head to the LMA for a great new exhibition). In May, my talk … Continue reading

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Unreliable public clocks

  You only have to walk around in your own town to observe that of all the public clocks you pass by, only a few tell the correct time. Many show just any time, others have stopped working altogether. Last … Continue reading

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