Concept of a 24H day – its an Egyptian thing

Even thought it was the Egyptians that invented the 24 hour day around 3500 BCE, Continue reading

The Quartz Clock, Invented by a Canadian

The inventor of the quartz clock is Warren Marrison, a Canadian-born, Telecommunications Engineer, working at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ, USA. Continue reading

Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens FRS (/ˈhaɪɡənz, ˈhɔɪ-/ HY-gənz, HOY-; Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣə(n)s]; Latin: Hugenius; 14 April 1629 – 8 July 1695) was a Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution. Continue reading

Invention of Pendulum Clock

Vincenzo Galilei, the son of Galileo invented the pendulum clock in 1641. He realized the pendulum, at regular oscillation periods would make an efficient and accurate regulator of clock movement. Continue reading