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  • "The creature, modelled by sculptor Matthew Sanderson, was inspired by medieval armour and gradually became more ominous: part-lizard, part-stag beetle, a Chronophage – time eater."

    The Guardian, Beware the time-eater: Cambridge University's monstrous new clock, by Maev Kennedy, September 18, 2008

    September 20, 2008

  • Wow!

    September 20, 2008

  • Wordie's one of these, but with less moving parts.

    September 20, 2008