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End time effigy found in the Duomo di Pisa, the same Cathedral where Galileo Galilei observed the following –

“While in the Pisa cathedral during his first year at the university, Galileo supposedly observed a lamp swinging and found that the lamp always required the same amount of time to complete an oscillation, no matter how large the range of the swing. Later in life Galileo verified this observation experimentally and suggested that the principle of the pendulum might be applied to the regulation of clocks.” http://abyss.uoregon.edu/(squiggly)js/glossary/galileo.html

The end of the time swing…

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