I don’t know why I found this so fascinating, maybe it is watching anything in slow motion.
This is so cool! I mean that literally since liquid nitrogen is needed to get the disk to superconduct.
‘The century hand advances once every 100 years, and the cuckoo comes out on the millennium.’ – Danny Hillis, inventor
Video of the Geneva wheel, a component of the clock:
This isn’t really a doomsday scenario but it is too cool not to share: