- The compensating (or gridiron) pendulum was invented by the British clockmaker, John Harrison, ca. 1726. This example was apparently made for classroom demonstrations.
- Ref: Max Kohl, Physical Apparatus (Chemnitz, 1904), p. 245.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- pendulum, compensating
- overall: 16 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 3/4 in; 41.275 cm x 27.305 cm x 17.145 cm
- overall: 16 3/8 in x 10 3/4 in x 5 9/16 in; 41.5925 cm x 27.305 cm x 14.12875 cm
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- Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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