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A brief, Brief history of time, article.

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https://theconversation.com/a-brief-his ... ker-211978

A short, but interesting read. Shouldn't take much more than a few Zeptoseconds.

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Thanks! That was a great read. My favourite fun facts are now that the current most accurate clock - the Optical Lattice Clock - is good to 1s in 15 billion years….. And that the earliest mechanical clocks had hourly chimes before they had faces and hands.

I like vastly big and vastly small numbers. And in spite of the fact that some say that moonphases are pointless complications, our human brains can adapt to that sort of frequency as well as any other. Zeptoseconds are way less useful to me than lunar months :D
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Post by Bahnstormer_vRS »

^^^^ Thanks Steve.

A nice 'short' and informative read. :thumbup: :thumbup:

What I also found fascinating were some of the comments posted after, mostly by learned academics.

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I thought we were in for some Stephen Hawking reading there!
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