A compilation of references, information and expertise. Discover key dates, legendary timepieces, a glossary of watchmaking terms, museums, and the watchmakers who helped shape the history of time measurement.
Polish canon, professor of mathematics, doctor and astronomer. A student of the Italian astronomer, Domenico Maria Novara (Bologna 1496-1500).Developed heliocentrism, a new theory on the movement of the planets opposing Ptolemy's geocentrism. Heliocentrism considers that the...