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Measuring Time

New Atomic Clock May Change How We Measure Time

natureheader | Philip Ball | Posted 07.12.2013 | Science

The international definition of a second of time could be heading for a change, thanks to researchers who have demonstrated that an advanced type of ...

What Running Out Of Salt Really Means To This Midlifer

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Those of us in the second half of our lives mark milestones differently. We see midlife for what it is: a downsizing, not a buildup. It's nothing to get morbid or depressed about; it is a realization and acceptance of the fact that the things you spent the first half of your life constructing and acquiring are about to get dismantled.

Cara Santa Maria

What Is Time? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.31.2012 | Science

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, "what is time?" We all understand its passage intuitively, experientially. But does time actually exist? Is it ...