Tag: time

Researchers Use Quantum Computer To 'Reverse' Time

Researchers claimed that they have successfully turned back time using quantum computers. In an experiment, the team successfully return qubits from their complex chaotic patterns into its original orderly form.

March 14, 2019

Quantum Computing Discovery Reveals Time Moves Forward And Backward

Quantum scientists found that time does not always move forward after all. At the quantum level, time can move forward and backward, which means it is also true at the level of the rest of the universe.

Material Science July 30, 2018

Paranormal Researcher May Have Found Time Warp Outside Las Vegas

Paranormal investigator Joshua Warren said that he found a spot in the desert just north of Las Vegas where he watched time slow down for 20 milliseconds. What are the possible causes of this anomaly?

Feature | Science July 2, 2018

Leap Second On New Year's Eve: What Happens If We Don't Add Another Second To World's Clocks?

A leap second will be added on New Year's Eve, which will make 2016 longer. Why is it necessary to add another second to the world's clocks this year?

Feature | Science December 30, 2016

2016 Extra 'Leap Second' Longer Because Of Ocean Waves

A leap second will be added to the world's clocks on New Year's Eve. What could happen if this extra second was not added?

Earth/Environment December 29, 2016

2016 Set To Be A Long Year: Leap Second To Be Added To World's Clocks On New Year's Eve

The IERS, which keeps track of the world's time, announced that a leap second will be added on New Year's eve. Here's why.

Feature | Science July 8, 2016

Daylight Saving Time - Is It An Idea Whose Time Is Past?

Daylight saving time means most Americans recently set their clocks forward an hour. Is it time to get rid of this tradition and adopt standard time instead?

Energy March 13, 2016

New Optical Single-Ion Clock Is Most Accurate Timepiece Ever Built

A new optical single-ion clock that works on ytterbium ions is now considered the world's most accurate timepiece ever built. Just in time, too, as the International System of Units is re-defining 1 second.

February 11, 2016

Leap Second: June 30 Will Be 86,401 Seconds Long And Here's NASA's Explanation Why

NASA announces that on Tuesday, June 30, a second will be added to the day. The leap second is due to numerous scientific explanations, including environmental factors that influence the Earth's rotation.

Space June 29, 2015

15 Billion: Number Of Years The New Atomic Clock Will Be Accurate

The new strontium lattice atomic clock is so precise and stable that it won't lose a second in the next 15 billion years. The advances of the clock provide a step closer to replacing the cesium fountain clock, the current standard in timekeeping used to set the official world time.

April 22, 2015

Daylight Savings Time: How It Began And Do We Still Need It

Although the idea behind daylight savings time is to conserve energy, studies suggest DST is associated with paltry savings. The time adjustment is also linked with increased incidence of traffic accidents and heart attacks.

Society March 9, 2015

CES 2015: Tech Times Interview With Joe McNally, PMDA Photographer of the Year

Tech Times Reporter Matthew Rappaport stopped by Nikon during CES 2015 to interview world-renowned photographer Joe McNally.

Digital Imaging January 13, 2015

Apple Watch, Hoverboard, Mangalyaan, Coolest Cooler Among Time's Best Inventions of 2014

The inventions featured in Time's Best Inventions of 2014 come from a wide range of applications, from transportation to communications to party accessories.

Gadgets November 24, 2014

GPS Satellites Have a New Job: Find the Elusive Dark Matter

GPS satellites that use atomic clocks can be used to detect dark matter, two physicists suggest. An interaction with dark matter is posited to result in time discrepancy and leave a distinct signature.

Energy November 18, 2014

This clock could destroy our perception of time

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently created a new clock that tells time so accurately that it may end our standards of time altogether.

Internet Culture November 4, 2014

NIST-F2 atomic clock will be super accurate for 300 mn years: What purpose will it serve?

NIST scientists have unveiled a new atomic clock that will provide the new time and frequency standard in the U.S. and revealed uses for a clock that will show the perfect time for the next 300 million years.

Energy April 6, 2014

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