Facts on Time, समय पर तथ्य

FACTS ON TIME, समय पर तथ्य

FCT-4061

At the top of Mount Everest, a year would be about 15 microseconds shorter than at sea level.

FCT-4062

Approximately 45,000 thunderstorms around the world occur every day.

FCT-4063

Every 24 hours, Americans spend $10 million on potato chips.

FCT-4064

About 70 countries around the world observe DLS.

FCT-4065

Horology is the scientific study of time.

FCT-4066

A normal February has 28 days, and a leap year 29, but a few times in history Feb 30 has been a real day.

FCT-4067

A kiss can burn 26 calories in one minute.

FCT-4028

The lightning strikes Earth 6,000 times every minute.

FCT-4029

There are 13 months in an International Fixed Calender.

FCT-4030

Using headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

FCT-4031

There are total 31,557,600 seconds in a year.

FCT-4032

The universe is 13.8 billion years old.

FCT-4033

The strontium atomic clock is the most accurate clock ever built.

FCT-4034

The smallest standard scientific measure of time is the “Planck time”.

FCT-4035

Oxford University is older than the Aztecs.

FCT-4036

A sundial is a tool that uses the position of the Sun to measure time.

FCT-4037

The longest possible eclipse of the sun is 7.31 minutes.

FCT-4038

In the span of 63 years, we went from taking a flight to landing on the moon.

FCT-4039

The leap year was invented by Julius Caesar in 46 BC.

FCT-4040

The Julian calendar, which was the calendar proposed by Julius Caesar, was based on the Earth’s rotations around the sun.

FCT-4041

The International Space Station follows the GMT.

FCT-4042

The first modern clock was created by Peter Henle in around 1511.

FCT-4043

The largest country of the world uses 11 consecutive time zones.

FCT-4044

One gigayear is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 years.

FCT-4045

On Mercury, a day is two years long.

FCT-4046

On average, a human being blinks 25,000 a day.

FCT-4047

McDonald's sells approximately 375 hamburgers every five seconds.

FCT-4048

In the Mesozoic Era, there were 370 days in a year.

FCT-4049

Horology is the study of devices used to measure time.

FCT-4050

Hawaii and Alaska share the same time zone.

FCT-4051

Greenwich time has the same time as London time during winter time.

FCT-4052

Greenwich Meridian Time is the uniform starting point for every time zone in the world.

FCT-4053

Greenland uses four time zones because it is the world’s biggest island.

FCT-4054

Galileo Galilei and Christiaan Huygens introduced the pendulum.

FCT-4055

Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.

FCT-4056

Did you know the moon orbits the Earth every 27.32 days

FCT-4057

Daylight saving is the process whereby a clock is wound forward an hour.

FCT-4058

China was divided into five time zones because it is one of the most elongated countries in the world.

FCT-4059

Benjamin Franklin first proposed the idea of a Daylight Savings Types Solution.

FCT-4060

Australia has both horizontal and vertical time zones in summer.