Evolution of Clocks

Evolution of Clocks: The History of the Clock

Introduction In just a lift of our phone or one push of a button, we can instantly check the time. But have you ever wondered what the evolution of clocks has been like? In the olden days, it was much more difficult for people to know the hour and the minutes. The ancients used the sun as their natural clock, watching the patterns of the sun and the direction where it set. The evolution of clocks dates back to 2000 BC, when the earliest form of time-telling devices was traced back to. Ancient civilizations created their own devices with the use of the resources they had. Let’s take a look at some of the first time-telling devices that prompted the evolution of clocks. The Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Persians, and the Greeks first used water clocks. On the other hand, candle clocks were most popular in the United Kingdom and …

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