Science Art: Aneroiddose für die Luftdruckkompensation des Pendels, by Sigmund Riefler

Aneroiddose für die Luftdruckkompensation des Pendels, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Riefler_Uhr_02.jpg
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Sigmund Riefler was a physicist and precision clockmaker. He also created this, a precision barometer, or, rather, a barometer connected to a precision clock.

The clock mechanism compensates for changes in air pressure. This way, a bad storm won’t throw off your pendel – pendulum-driven timepiece – by a half-second or so.

Those half-seconds add up.

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