Wednesday, October 19, 2005

"The whole thing is so brilliant it makes me laugh"

I've read about the Clock of the Long Now for years and thought it only a mysterious plaything for rich eccentric inventors, but just like the author of this Discovery article when I came to
A sunbeam striking a precisely angled lens at noon triggers a reset by heating, expanding, and buckling a captive band of metal.
I fell for it. An amazing endeavor.


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