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How do you clocks work?


Mechanical clocks are wound with a key, to tighten the mainspring. As this unwinds, its energy turns gears which cause the hands to move. A pendulum ensures that the gears move at the right pace. Digital clocks work by measuring the vibrations of quartz crystals when charged with electricity.

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