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  • 1 Institut für Anorganische Chemie und Analytische Chemie der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Duesbergweg 10-14 D-55099 Germany Mainz Duesbergweg 10-14 D-55099 Germany
  • 2 CRM JAT College 1163 Urban Estate 2 IND-125005 Hisar (Haryana) India 1163 Urban Estate 2 IND-125005 Hisar (Haryana) India
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Abstract  

The balance is an instrument very often depicted as a symbol and operated by gods and saints and at the end by a monkey. This extraordinary group of weighers is reviewed.