# The Mathematician’s Clock

The clock below is called the Sheldon Cooper’s clock (I searched for it at Amazon, but the best that I could get is  this math clock). If this clock exists, I really want to buy one.

I am also confused with 0b. Is it a hexadecimal number or a Greek number?  In hexadecimal, B stands for 11, and in the Greek system, according to one of the comments in the clock’s website, 0 which is actually $\theta$ stands from 2, and $b$ stands for 9, so $2 + 9 = 11$. I am not sure how Greek numerations work, so I don’t really know which of the explanations above is correct.

What do you think?

## 6 thoughts on “The Mathematician’s Clock”

1. please explain the 10 and 11…
for 11 i think of B which is 11 in hexadecimal

2. I think in the place where the 10 should be, I think that is a ‘g’ in a different font and not necessarily in Greek. So I’m reading this as the ceiling function of g, or ceiling(g). I’m assuming that the g=9.81m/s^2, gravitational acceleration.