Who invented the first water clock?

Answer The first water clocks were invented by the ancient Egyptians. Based on a water clock found in the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh, Amenhotep I, who was buried around 1500 B.C., it is presumed that wa... Read More »

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Who invented the wall clock?

The wall clock did not have a single inventor. Instead it was the result of the gradual evolution of time telling devices. The first time keeper was the sun. Mechanical clocks came into use in t... Read More »

Who invented the atomic clock?

The atomic clock was first suggested by a physics professor from Columbia University named Isidor Rabi in 1945. He advised that a clock could be made by using a technique called atomic beam magneti... Read More »

Who invented the electric clock?

Scottish inventor, educator, and philosopher Alexander Bain (1818-1903) created the electric clock in 1841. Bain also invented both the fax machine and the chemical telegraph in a span of only six ... Read More »

Who invented the calendar clock?

The Clock Antiques' history of wall clocks reports the use of calendar clock movements in England in the 17th Century. However, the calendar clock itself was designed and patented in the U.S. in 18... Read More »