Recommended Reading: Clocks Hate Other Clocks – Thanks To Quantum Uncertainty, The More Accurate A Clock Is, The Less Accurate Nearby Clocks Are

How does that work? Indeed, relativity allocates a romanticized clock – a non-actual one – to each “worldline,” which alludes to a timetable related with a solitary onlooker, advancing in spacetime. Notwithstanding, as Einstein himself brought up, not considering the clock a real actual article leaves a portion of the image incomplete. Einstein composed, ” One is struck [by the fact] that the hypothesis [of uncommon relativity]… presents two sorts of actual things, i.e., (1) estimating …

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Historical Perspectives: The Designer's Designer's Watch – A Look Back At Braun And The Rebirth Of A Few Classics

Designer Dieter Rams at work. (Photograph: Courtesy Braun P&G)

The Braun watches AW 10 and AW 50 epitomize effortlessness. Similarly as do the clocks and electrical apparatuses made by Braun, they genuinely follow the “toning it down would be best” creed that (ostensibly) originates from the Bauhaus school. Or on the other hand, as Braun likes to put it: Less yet better. Configuration has been at the center of the brand for seventy years, and its watches and tickers were planned …

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Bring a Loupe: A Full Set Rolex 'Paul Newman' Daytona, A Stunning Eberhard Scientigraf, A Blue Universal Genève Compax, And More

Eberhard Scientigraf Reference 11538, With Anti-Magnetic Properties

The Scientigraf got in excess of a decent notice in Phil’s affection letter to Eberhard , and in light of current circumstances. It is a genuine apparatus watch, with winning looks thanks to its smooth bezel and Explorer-type dial. Dispatched in the mid 1960s, the Scientigraf was a genuine competitor to the Rolex Milgauss, the IWC Ingenieur, and the Omega Railmaster when it came to against magnetic properties. This …

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Hands-On: The Breguet Number 1160, A Replica Of The Famous Watch Made For Marie Antoinette

The Breguet Number 1160 comes in an extraodinary watch case produced using an Oak tree that was chopped down in the nursery of Versailles.

That photograph above is me holding Breguet’s Marie Antoinette Number 1160, a 63mm pocket watch made from gold, and one of the world’s most complicated pocket watches. Actually, it’s a copy of a watch made in 1783 that we thought was lost to history, until its wonderful recuperation in 2007. Also, there’s an explanation my left hand was a …

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Found: The Tudor Submariner Reference 7923 That Sold For $99,999 On eBay Is Back, And Now For Sale For Much More

In late March, the vintage watch world was riveted with consideration more than one exceptionally specific eBay watch closeout. The posting was for a Submariner – yet not a Rolex Submariner, a Tudor Submariner. What’s more, honestly, it wasn’t in any event, for the attractive “Huge Crown” Submariner. No, this was really an undeniably more uncommon and to many – including myself – perhaps the most discreetly intriguing Rolex or Tudor plunge watches of all time. 

This Tudor …

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Happenings: Glashütte Original's Ulrike Kranz To Lecture At The Horological Society Of New York

With the establishing of the German Empire in 1871 and developing interest in global exchange, the German Navy turned out to be increasingly more critical to the German government. To lessen dependence on English imports (counting the notable English marine chronometers), critical help was given to support the creation of marine chronometers in Germany. In 1886 the principal marine chronometers from Glashütte were shipped off the German Naval Observatory in Hamburg for testing. Before very …

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Historical Perspectives: Gay Frères, Much More Than A Simple Manufacturer Of Watch Bracelets

The characteristic Gay Frères inscriptions on the clasp.

If you get a vintage watch and engraved in the wristband’s catch you are capable make out the letters “G” and “F” and in between them the bust of a slam, there’s a decent chance the arm band in your grasp is unique to the watch (or at any rate from a similar time span). With time, the lines will have relaxed, the etchings probably will have become less noticeable. Like the names of the individuals who sometime in the distant …

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Recommended Reading: NPR Interviews Kate Moore, Author Of 'The Radium Girls'

Pierre and Marie Curie in their research center, mid 1900s.

Though today the risks of radiation are generally perceived, in 1917 (when the U.S. Radium Corporation started a new business) there was still a long way from an overall agreement that with radiation came wellbeing dangers. Henri Becquerel had found radiation as a marvel identifying with radioactive substances in 1896, and the expression “radioactivity” was begat by his then-doctoral understudy, Marie Curie. These early …

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Introducing: The Ulysse Nardin Diver Le Locle (Live Pics & Pricing)

The SBDX014, which was appeared to us under ban at the SIHH in January, addresses the principal use by Ulysse Nardin of its in-house UN-320 type in a jumper’s watch. Ulysse Nardin says that the plan depends on a jumper’s watch made by UN in 1964 and this absolutely resembles an exemplary mid-twentieth century jumper’s watch – directly down to the sectioned moment hand, albeit a portion of the plan choices have a smidgen to a greater extent a postmodern flavor, including the round cyclops …

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Talking Watches: With Ahmed Rahman

If ever you needed to understand what the most fascinating chronographs of the advanced period are, and numerous individuals do, Ahmed’s assortment may give a few answers. Ahmed’s no highbrow snot with regards to chronographs however, and his come in various shapes and sizes. They’re produced by different watch companies with dissimilar narratives, and once in a while they include different complications also. Every one gives a preview of the complication’s most fascinating ongoing turns of …

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