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Topic: Announcement of New Time Units
Replies: 22   Last Post: Apr 23, 1998 2:27 PM

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Michael Thwaites

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Re: Replt to "Announcement of New Time Units"
Posted: Apr 23, 1998 2:27 PM
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Lee -

Good! Than we can replace the expression "take 5" with "take a hundred".


>How about a nanocentury = 3.1556952 seconds?
>Then we'll have approx 27379 nanoseconds alloted to each day of our lives.
>( l left the thousand's place comma off since the comma is interpreted as a
>decimal point in most countries).
>Best wishes
>Michael Thwaites wrote in message ...

>>I've always been rather fond of a micro-century. Taking a year to be 365.24
>>days - I think that's about 53 minutes. ;-)
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