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
While many in the West believe time is a universal standard, it actually has a fluidity across cultural lines.
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
Chronometry, has become a centuries-old race to develop better and more accurate ways of answering the question, What time is it?
The great escapement ensures clock functions are carried out correctly, follow this mechanism though history and learn about its uses today.
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
The Mayan calendar is a complex time keeping system. Keep reading for a greater understanding of this ancient calendar.
Did you know? Leap 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
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