Monday, 22 September 2008

The Chronophage (Time-Eater)

Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is going to unveil a remarkable clock that has no hands and shows time with the help of light. Known as the Corpus Clock, the machine has been invented by and designed by Dr John Taylor for Corpus Christi College Cambridge for the exterior of the college's new library building. Dr Taylor calls his invention a Chronophage (time-eater), a fearsome beast which drives the clock, literally eating away time.

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