Tag: Time


What we get wrong about time

“Time” is the most frequently used noun in the English language. We all know what it feels like as time passes. Our present becomes the past as soon as it’s happened; today soon turns into yesterday. If you live in a temperate climate, each year you see the seasons come and go. And as we…
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Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper “Time After Time” Live on the Howard Stern Show

Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” is a timeless classic that has endured the test of time. The song was released in 1983, and it quickly became a hit, topping charts all around the world. Its haunting melody and lyrics have been covered by many artists over the years, but none can match the originality and…
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Sam Green Five Thoughts about 30 pieces

“Five Thoughts About Thirty Pieces” by Sam Green

Sam Green’s short film essay explores John Cage and the 1983 piece he wrote for Kronos entitled Thirty Pieces for String Quartet. Sam Green’s documentary titled “The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller,” features a live performance by the Kronos Quartet and includes archival recordings from century-old wax cylinders. The documentary is a tribute to…
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Does Time actually exist?

What then is ‘ Time ‘ anyway? The earliest time measurements were observations of cycles of the natural world, using patterns of changes from day to night and season to season to build calendars. More precise time-keeping eventually came along to put time in more convenient boxes. But what exactly are we measuring? Andrew Zimmerman…
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Wat is Tijd eigenlijk

What is Time? Einstein’s Theory of Time!

Probably the greatest mystery ever. In this video, we will discuss time, the theory of relativity, time travel and Einstein. Time is a rather complicated topic, we will try to convey it by making it the most understandable for you. Time travel in itself brings with it some paradoxes, so I think you will find…
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Louis Andriessen: De Tijd (with Members Of the Netherlands Chamber Choir)

Louis Andriessen: Time

It is one of my favourite pieces of ( modern classical ) music – Anton Foek De Tijd (Time) · Louis Andriessen Louis Andriessen: De Tijd (with Members Of the Netherlands Chamber Choir)

The Zero in our lives

The Zero in our lives

And lifetimes  Anton JieSamFoek// Hannah Fry Amsterdam, 21 January 2023– Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics. Nothing. Get that ? Nothing as in zero, of course. This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy and provided more delight than any other digit I know. For one thing, it allows us to…
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Time goes forwards

Why does time go forwards, not backwards?

In Germany, 1865, the physicist Rudolf Clausius stated that heat cannot pass from a cold body to a hot one, if nothing else around them changes. Clausius came up with the concept he called “entropy” to measure this behaviour of heat – another way of saying heat never flows from a cold body to a…
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Tyranny of the Clock

How to escape the tyranny of the clock

If all that existed was the now, we couldn’t prepare for or anticipate anything in the future. I can’t imagine how you would plan your goals, or how you would perceive yourself as a temporal being,” says Johanna Peetz, a psychologist at Carleton University, in Ottawa, Canada. Time also plays a vital role in all…
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Time Illusion

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion – Sneak Peek

Watch an exclusive sneak peek from the first episode of Genius, starring Geoffrey Rush as the older Einstein and Johnny Flynn as the younger. About Genius: From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, National Geographic’s first scripted anthology series, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush,…
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