Episode 102: The History of Clocks, Part 2

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, explore the more recent history of timekeeping and clocks, including John Harrison’s marine chronometer, how wristwatches eclipsed pocketwatches, and finally how quartz and atomic watches brought us into the twenty-first century.

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Images: Alvesgaspar. Shepherd Gate clock at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Photograph. 2007. Via Wikimedia.

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