“As Good a Clock as Was Ever Made”: The Clocks of David Rittenhouse
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Co-author Donald Fennimore previews the forthcoming book David Rittenhouse: Philosopher-Mechanick of Colonial Philadelphia and His Famous Clocks. One of 18th-century America’s greatest scientists and engineers, David Rittenhouse was also a leading astronomer, mathematician, and clockmaker.
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