How a quartz watch works - its heart beats 32,768 times a second
- Published on: Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Quartz watches have a tiny crystal tuning fork inside that vibrates at 2^15 Hz and there's a really clever reason for that. This video also talks a bit about how mechanical watches work.
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The atomic clock video is here: https://www.ruclip.tv/video/l8CI3bs9rvY
The piezoelectricity video is here: https://www.ruclip.tv/video/wcJXA8IqYl8
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