Pierre de Rivaz

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Pierre de Rivaz marine clock circa 1750.

Pierre de Rivaz (1711-1772) was a French clockmaker of the 18th century, from Saint-Gingolph.[1] He built a clock in 1740 that was powered by variations in air temperature and pressure,[2] a type of Atmos clock.

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  1. ^ Two cultures: essays in honour of David Speiser Kim Williams p.87
  2. ^ Wireless sensor networks: architectures and protocols Edgar H. Callaway p.157 [1]