Gravity is something every person on Earth intuitively understands: It is what keeps you on the ground. But how come gravity pulls down, rather than pushes up? Einstein came up with the answer.
A new study finds that the feeling is pervasive – and can change the way trips are planned and how money is spent.
A different interpretation of time might explain why people see their whole lives replayed to them in a split second.
This is the first time a measurement has been made of the entropy generated by telling time.
New research has tested the latest generation of atomic clocks.
From birdsong to window-tapping professionals to bleeping symphonies, morning alarms have come a long way.
My research shows how lockdown changed our perception of time this year – and holds clues for how we’ll experience the wait for a vaccine in 2021.
Just because two events last a month does not mean they both last the same amount of time.
There is a reason why it’s easier to roll marbles down rather than up a hill. And the answer (to this and to gravity itself) is all about acceleration.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world’s strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
A team of researchers developed an app to study whether the pandemic would cause our internal clocks to go haywire.
Feel like time has come to a standstill? The coronavirus crisis has prompted us to be more creative with our relations to time.
The virus has put life on hold for many around the world.
The Babylonians' calendar was passed down from civilization to civilization.
Your pup may be older than you think. Another reason to let sleeping dogs lie.
Interruptions are inevitable – but how they happen matters.
Not only could less work pay for itself by boosting productivity, it’s necessary for human and planetary well-being.
When seconds stretch into minutes.
Plant cells signal between each other in order to agree what time it is.
Sports fans see it all the time: two people arguing about a split-second difference in who did what. New research suggests human beings have a bias to perceive their own actions as happening sooner.