Tag Archives: clocks

A Few Odd Observations

I enjoy watching my fellow passengers whenever I decide to use an airliner to travel somewhere.  I wonder if they are feeling nonchalant or putting on an act about their attitudes about flying.  Consider that we’re at the mercy of … Continue reading

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Huygens Finds Titan

Tick Tock Tick Tock Titan…  Alliteration is fun to use as a memory aid or just to bring a smile. In this case, the man who invented the mechanism for pendulum regulated time pieces is the same gentleman who discovered … Continue reading

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