Tag: Time

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Painstaking Art of Watchmaking

The painstaking art of watchmaking

From antique pocket watches to limited-edition luxury timepieces, watch the video to see how a small Swiss town became a centre for astounding craftsmanship and precision. I think with mechanical watchmaking, it’s more of an art,” says Michel Nydegger of luxury watchmaking company Greubel Forsey. “There is an interaction with your timepiece… it’s not just…
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Timelapse

Timelapse of the Future – How will it all end?

A Journey to the End of Time How will it all end? This experience takes us on a journey to the end of time, trillions of years into the future, to find out what the ultimate fate of our planet and our universe might be. We begin in 2019 and travel exponentially through time to…
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Kalmykia History

Kalmykia between Time and Space

Where To This Time? Anton Foek Amsterdam, June 8 th 2021–Kalmykia is in Southern Russia. North of the Caucasus it is bordered by the Oblasts of Volgograd, Dagestan, Astrakhan, Rostov and Stavropol Krai. It has access to the Caspian Sea and the Volga River. The Republic has many natural resources and wildlife including the protected…
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Vintage Watches AntonFoek

Within a reasonably short period of time and in close cooperation with Mr. Kalle Slaap,  watchmaker and designer of his own brand in Western Friesland, North Holland,  our readers may expect a series of articles about the horlogerie in Europe. Our cooperation extends to Switzerland and France. Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 3d 2021

Arrow of Time Meltdown

Time after Time (IV)

Not Miles Davis nor Sinead O’Connor Richard Dawkins Amsterdam, April 25th 2021— Fling your arms wide to represent the whole history of evolution from the origin of life at your left fingertip to the present day at your right fingertip.  All the way across your midline to well past your right shoulder, life consists of…
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Miles Davis Time after Time

Time after Time (3)

Not by Sinead O’Connor nor Miles Davis by Richard Dawkins Amsterdam, 7 April 2021– Von Frisch tried the experiment of trapping his bees in his observation hive for several hours. They went on dancing. But he noticed something which really is almost too good to be true. As the hours advanced, the dancing bees slowly…
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Richard Dawkins

Time after Time (1)

What is it by Richard Dawkins Amsterdam, 21 april 2021–Notice that the Palolo worms achieve their synchrony not by simultaneously responding to a particular signal from the sky. Rather, each worm independently integrates cycles registered over many lunar cycles. They all do the same sums on the same data, so like good scientists they all come to…
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Time flies

Time Flies and no one to stop it

But what is Time? Amsterdam, April 2021– Time is not only a leading American weekly Magazine or the German Newspaper Die Zeit. It is much more. The concept of time is self-evident. An hour consists of a certain number of minutes, a day of hours and a year of days. But we rarely think about the…
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Richard Dawkins Time

Thoughts about Time

What it is and why Amsterdam, 21 April 2021– I wished I had known Richard Dawkins long before, in order to be able to listen to him and his mesmerizing theory about Life, Happiness, the concept of Time. I wished I had been able to write his books, but that is not necessary. He did it all. …
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