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From Einstein to Star Trek: The Time-Space Relationship

In 1905, Albert Einstein altered the course of scientific thought when he published his theory of special relativity. This groundbreaking concept, which proclaims that time is dependent on Advertisements

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Different Cultures View Time

While many in the West believe time is a universal standard, it actually has a fluidity across cultural lines.

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is Time a Human Construct?

When we ask “What time is it?” we’re not trying to pose a deep question. There is a universal assumption that a correct time exists, even though we might not … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

When Time Began: A History of Timekeeping

Chronometry, has become a centuries-old race to develop better and more accurate ways of answering the question, What time is it?

June 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Making Time: The Great Escapement

The great escapement ensures clock functions are carried out correctly, follow this mechanism though history and learn about its uses today.

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Day on Another Planet

A day refers to the amount of time it takes for a planet to complete a single 360-degree rotation on its axis. On Earth, that’s 24 hours. But the other … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Mayan Calendar: Time Immemorial

The Mayan calendar is a complex time keeping system. Keep reading for a greater understanding of this ancient calendar.

March 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Leap Second: a Jump in Time

Did you know?┬áLeap seconds are adjustments made to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) so that the UTC time standard, which is measured by atomic clocks and used for international timekeeping, can … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Time in Bottles: Measuring Time with the Elements

As a civilization, we’ve always been preoccupied with time. Our clocks regulate our lives, telling us when to eat and sleep, when to go to work and come home, and … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Clockwork Strontium: The Future of Timekeeping

In early 2014, a new atomic clock was unveiled at JILA, a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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