Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP
Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP
Jeff Bezos

Why is Jeff Bezos building a US$42 million, 150-metre tall clock that will last for 10,000 years, in a remote Texas mountain?

It seems the Amazon billionaire is fascinated with both space and now time, with a chiming clock that’ll play unique melodies at random intervals, programmed to play only new tunes over the course of 10,000 years

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Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP
Jeff Bezos at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility before the rocket's maiden voyage, which is also where Bezos is housing The Clock of the Long Now. Photo: AFP
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