Edwina Preston reflects on the lost art of hanging out – which feeds creativity – and the need to reclaim time from the pressures of productivity. She draws on new books by Jenny Odell and Sheila Liming.
Beatriz Flamini may have set a new record for longest voluntary isolation.
The key to understanding why life is not explainable in current physics may be to reconsider our notions of time and information.
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In an update of one of the most famous experiments in physics, scientists have used ‘slits in time’ to explore the properties of light and ultrafast optical materials.
Time gets a little strange as you approach the speed of light.
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Your experience of time is relative because it depends on motion – more specifically, your speed and acceleration.
Physics makes a lot of assumptions about time that may be getting in the way of understanding the fourth dimension.
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The children of Cwm Gwaun go door to door singing and collecting calennig in 1961.
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Britain may have ditched the Roman calendar in 1752 but Cwm Gwaun continues to cling on to its old traditions.
How can it be December already.
Our perception of time changes as we age.
The majority of nations voted to scrap leap seconds – the little jumps added to UTC time to keep it aligned with Earth’s rotation. What can we expect moving forward?
The length of a day has critical impacts on our technologies, navigation, and more.
Syncing your circadian rhythm to a natural light-dark cycle could improve your health and well-being.
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Your body follows a circadian rhythm that influences everything from how well your medications work to the best time for exercise.
Time dilation might seem like science fiction, but it’s not. There are astronauts circling the Earth right now who are experiencing it – though luckily nowhere near as much as Buzz Lightyear.
Cutting-edge theories of physics suggest time may not be real – but even if they’re right, life can still go on as usual.
Some people dread the time change that occurs twice a year – and for good reason.
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Research suggests that permanent daylight saving time would save lives as well as energy and prevent crime.
The laws of physics explain why you can’t stop ink from spreading in water.
Probabilistic processes are never time-reversible.
Time ends when the universe does.
Mothers in college have less time to study than students without children.
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College students with children have slightly higher GPAs but often take a longer time to graduate and are more likely to drop out of school.
Popular New Year’s resolutions include exercising, learning a new skill and travelling.
New Year’s resolutions can help us aim for a better future, but time management is the real key to actually achieving those resolutions.
The calendar helps to give us a map of the shifting revolutions of the seasons, ordering our days. But how did it come about?