The Missing Chinese Mechanical Clocks

Old clock driving the mechanism for triggering the bells of a church in France
Old clock driving the mechanism for triggering the bells of a church in France

The mechanical clock was a unique innovation of medieval Europe. Already in 1309 there was a clock made of iron installed at the church of St. Eustorgio in Milan that struck the hour. That mechanical clocks got…

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Erik Engheim

Erik Engheim

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.