14 June 2018

June Members’ Monthly Meeting
14 June 2018 (Thursday)

Quartz – The World’s Timekeeper
Speaker : Anthea Strickland
Language : English

Powerpoint in English

The almost universal use of quartz in today’s watches and clocks depends on the mineral’s special symmetry and one special property. This talk looks at the timekeeper in terms of its crystal structure, and how it compares with other types of clock.