Thursday, September 25, 2008

The Chronophage - The "Time Eater"



Late last week, Dr. Stephen Hawking unveiled a new time device named the "Chronophage". Designed as a tribute to the English clockmaker John Harrison, the gentleman who solved the problem of longitiuge in the 18th century.




Polishing the impressive amount of gold plating (sorry, not brass, as I originaly hoped) used in making the clock...

For further details on this device, please turn to:

BBC News
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7625815.stm

Times Online
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article4783450.ece

Daily Mail
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1058317/1m-timepiece-hands-numbers-eventually-unveiled-Stephen-Hawking--15-minutes-late.html

1 comment:

Darien Mason said...

I think I've already seen one of those...

http://magiccards.info/autocard.php?card=Chronatog%20Totem