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A Springy Thing

Whilst looking up some of George Graham's papers at the

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Decoding Harrison

Richard mentioned in his recent post, Looking for a New Harrison, the three accurate longcase clocks that were made by John and James Harrison in the latter half of the 1720s and it prompted me to post a little about an ongoing museum research project that investigates Harrison’s unusual mechanical approach to the pendulum clock.

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Just a second...

Do you ever find yourself wishing that there were more hours in the day? If so, you may be comforted to know that Tuesday, June 30, 2015 will actually be a little longer than normal this year; not by hours, but a single second – a leap second.

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A second in one-hundred days- the results

The last time I wrote about Clock B, we had just commenced an official 100-day trial to see if it would keep up with John Harrison's expectations. In the...