£1m Cambridge clock at Corpus Christi College library unveiled by Professor Stephen Hawking with inventor Dr John Taylor

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£1m Cambridge clock at Corpus Christi College library unveiled by Professor Stephen Hawking with inventor Dr John Stock Photo
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£1m Cambridge clock at Corpus Christi College library unveiled by Professor Stephen Hawking with inventor Dr John Taylor
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The gold plated timepiece four feet across official unveiling at Corpus Christi College on 19th Sept 2008 by Stephen Hawking Designed and paid for by Dr John Taylor an honorary fellow at the college and the inventor of the toaster timer with a billion sales It has pride of place on the college s new library which is also funded by him The clock is pendulum powered the mechanism is in the shape of a giant grasshopper The grasshopper was sculpted by Cambridge based artist Matthew Lane Sanderson and assembled by Huxley Bertram Engineering of Cottenham
Location: Cambridge England