Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims | Curio

Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims

6 mins | Jul 6, 2017

Mechanical clocks lose their precision over time—but in the 18th Century, one inventor got as close to perfection as any time-keeping device could—but no one took him seriously...until now.

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