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An hourglass is a device used to measure the passage of time. It comprises two glass bulbs .... Taking elements from the design logic behind the hourglass, they made a marine chronometer in 1761 that was able to accurately measure the ...

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The hourglass first appeared in Europe in the eighth century, and may have been made by Luitprand, a monk at the cathedral in Chartres, France. By the early ...

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The first hourglass, or sand clock, is said to have been invented by a French monk called Liutprand in the 8th century AD. However, concrete evidence of this  ...

www.uh.edu/engines/epi1469.htm

The hourglass: the poor man's clock, the poor man's metaphor. ... the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them.

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Some people date “sand clocks” to 1300AD when requests for hourglasses started showing up on shopping lists for ships. The hourglass was important for ...

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Jul 15, 2010 ... It makes sense that a ship clerk would have purchased an hourglass, since it is a strong possibility that hourglasses were first developed for ...

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The hourglass is sometimes referred to as a sand clock or a sandglass. Like other timepieces, it needs to be carefully calibrated. The hourglass maker must test ...

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A Sand Glass, also known as an hour glass or sandglass, sand timer or sand ... Hourglasses are said to have been invented at Alexandria about the middle of ...

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Hourglass - The selection of hourglasses in our collection includes a variety of ... The pictured hourglass, made by Tom Young, is a replica of a 16th century ...