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‘Time is elastic’: Why time passes faster atop a mountain than at sea level

‘Time is elastic’: Why time passes faster atop a mountain than at sea level

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Absolute time does not exist

Time moves slower the closer you are to Earth. In his theory of general relativity, Einstein explained that the gravity of a large mass, like Earth, distorts the space and time around it.

In 2010, researchers placed two precise atomic clocks, one 33 centimetres higher than...

If one looks at reality on the smallest scale, using equations of quantum gravity, time vanishes. However, we still perceive time as moving forward sequentially.

Key aspects of time are described by the second law of thermodynamics, which states that heat always passes fro...

Time passes differently in our mind. When we get a fright, large amounts of adrenaline released in our brain would speed up our internal clock and cause us to experience life as moving slowly.

The biggest factor influencing your time perception is attention. The more atten...

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