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Nieuwsbericht van 31 mei 2024

16 April at Venduehuis, busy birthday Christiaan Huygens!

A Venduehuis filled with about 80 interested people!

Prior to the afternoon, Mr Kees van der Leer conducted a short walk for a select group along houses where the Huygens family lived. Following the introduction by chairman Joost Albers and an update "Huygens' Time Machine" by Theo Pronk, director of the Hidden City Foundation the lecture "Huygens, Saturn, and a career in 17th-century science" by Prof Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

At the association Histechnica (KIVI History of Technology) on 11 May also a lecture by Prof F. J. Dijksterhuis "The Ingenious Thinking of Christiaan Huygens"

New, the book "Walking with Christiaan Huygens" by Tijmen Jan Moser!

"Walking with Christiaan Huygens" by Tijmen Jan Moser and Enders Anthony Robinson (Springer 2024 edition, order via Springer website )

From Archimedes' Influence to Unsung Contributions in Modern Science

  • Puts the contributions of Huygens to modern science in an up-to-date context
  • Addresses the mystery why Huygens did not consider diffraction, although he had the unique tools to study it
  • Highlights the importance of Huygens' principle for wave propagation in all branches

News release dated 21 February 2024

All newsletters 2023

Important step Stichting Verborgen Stad

Huygens Time Machine launch

On 7 December was the launch of the Huygens' Tijdmachine, an important step in the realisation of this unique project.

After opening by Joost Albers (chair of the Haegsche Tijd Foundation), there were lectures by Serge ter Braak on the 17e century Binnenhof and from Theo Pronk on the making process digital reconstructions

There was a great article on this by Marieke van Essen in The Telegraph of 8 January 2024. (c) 2024 De Telegraaf. Click to read this!

De Telegraaf_Verborgen_Stad_8_January_2024

Lustrum 28 September speech and lecture Antikythera mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism

Lustrum meeting of Haegsche Tijd Foundation

at Venduehuis in The Hague

Presentation chairman Joost Alberts, followed

by lecture of Prof. Dr. Rien van de Weijgaert

On the Antikythera mechanism

Status 2025 exhibition Christiaan Huygens in collaboration with MIH

Fascinating lecture at lustrum meeting on Antikythera mechanism (September 28)!

The Antikythera Mechanism

A fascinating lecture by Prof Dr M.A.M. van de Weijgaert

At the Lustrum meeting of Haegsche Tijd Foundation

on 28 September at Venduehuis in The Hague

(See below explanation Dirk van Swinderen on Antikythera mechanism)

Engaging excursion Flexous on June 22 !

Flexous Mechanisms

Words of thanks from Joost Albers to CEO Nima Tolou and 

Head of Production Aleksandar Jovic

Press release and report lectures 14 April 

Christiaan van der Klaauw 16 March 2023

All messages from 2022

Excursion to Switzerland Report of trip 2022

New article on Christiaan Huygens

Audio file and images accompanying Prof Dr Vincent Icke's lecture on Thursday 14 April 2022

Fresh from the printer, the book "Considering Time" by Adri de Keijzer!

FOLLOWING THE TIME - Growth in knowledge and skills

The book outlines in 12 chapters the developmental progression from sundials, through mechanical clocks to increasingly accurate atomic clocks. It is a great source of information for anyone interested in the subject of TIME in all its aspects. With a host of photos and illustrations, the book is an instructive and wonderful reference work.

Huygens' Time Machine project plan - May 2023 

Reading rehearsal percussion mechanisms 9 February

New book Gaemers, available to order now!

Presentation of first Gaemers Book on 29 September at Venduehuis very busy!

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