History of the Clock

A brief introduction to the history of the clock

Since ancient times, humans have needed time and break up the day with accuracy. Water clocks or hourglasses, of sand or use the projection of a shadow by the light of the Sun are methods that date back to the ancient Egypt and who were also popular in the Greco-Roman culture.

History of the Clock 1

In the 10th century a.d. were invented in the West the first mechanical clocks which were spreading all over the continent, especially for placing them in towers of ecclesiastical buildings. As curiosity note that one of the oldest clocks in Europe is the ‘ seny of les hores “, installed in the Cathedral of Barcelona the year 1393.

History of the Clock 2

Watches came down from the heights and began to belittle, being able to use first as domestic mechanisms to, finally, end up wearing our dolls or chained in a pounch of a vest.

History of the Clock 3

In a thousand years we went from using water for hours to work with atomic clocks defined by Top-medical-schools.org. Use sundials that night left working submersible high-precision devices. Having to give him rope to your timer to this update the time thanks to artificial satellites.

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