Pages tagged “time”

17 Nov 2012

There was a 1 in 3 chance...

…that Iris would be asleep for her megasecond. She seems to partake in sleeping, crying and feeding in approximately equal measures, and pays no attention to other timescales.

Full post

28 Aug 2012

Have you missed your gigasecond?

I happen to know when I was born (the striking of the hour was, apparently, remarked upon at the precise time). That allowed me to calculate when I would pass the age of 1,000,000,000 (one billion) seconds, and I duly marked the occasion. Now you can find out when your “gigasecond” is (or was), or calculate and count the number of seconds to any date. How many seconds? Here is my age in seconds.

Full post