The Corpus Clock

Library Court, Cambridge, UK

A beautiful golden clock, the Corpus Clock is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cambridge. Named one of Time's Best Inventions, the Corpus Clock was unveiled in 2008 by Stephen Hawking who studied at Cambridge University. The clock is made out of 24-carat gold and features a grasshopper on top which is called Chronophage by its designer which translates to "time eater".