https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-g27KS0yiY History of the Harrison clock Currently reading "Longitude" by Dava Sobel and gaining insight into the fascinating story of dead reckoning navigation and its deadly results. As a consequence, the Longitude Act sought a better way of determining a ship's position in the sea. I like this video because I wanted to see one … Continue reading John Harrison and the Problem of Longitude
https://youtu.be/_Elffjsjbio What an amazing video for anyone mechanical -- or recent time travelers 😉 Just finished the book by Kerstin Gier, "Ruby Red", a new book in our library. There is quite a bit about time travel and it makes one think about the possibilities. Time travel governed by a secret society, -- well yes. … Continue reading Big Ben
I wrote about the Z-Triton earlier and already there is an update. It seems like the lock-down has allowed a lot of innovation and completion of the prototype. Enjoy this video which shows the feature-packed Z-Triton. Bonus Material: Land to water mode.
Inventions are always fascinating. One knows a lot of personal time and energy were involved.