It is a leap year and that means March comes one day later this year! Bet you have been teaching your kids all about leap year calculations this month, but did you know that leap years don't always happen every four years?
PRESS RELEASE. METEORITE PISTOL HOAX? Feb 29 2016 I would like to correct the record. We have previously stated the Gibeon meteorite from which we have constructed the Big Bang Pistols are being constructed is 4000000000 (FOUR-BILLION) years old. I'm not sure if this estimate allows for the leap year (FEB 29). The Earth takes around 365 days (actually 365.24219 days) to circle the Sun (that's a solar year) which means our calendar is out by about a quarter of a day a year. Therefore…
The Problem with Time & Timezones - Computerphile "A web app that works out how many seconds ago something happened. How hard can coding that be? Tom Scott explains how time twists and turns like a twisty-turny thing. It's not to be trifled with!
The Jalali calendar was introduced by Omar Khayyám alongside other Mathematicians and Astronomers in Nishapur, today it is one of the oldest calendars in the world as well as the most accurate solar calendar in use today. Since the calendar uses astronomical calculation for determining the vernal equinox, it has no intrinsic error, but this makes it an observation based calendar.
Help - Plumbing - Trying to hook up water hose Check out the full project This sounds extremely silly. I would like to add my bidet hose to the cold water supply line. I have done this before at another place but this supply line is different and baffles
Did you know that the Romans first designated February 29 as leap day? A more precise formula (still in use today) was adopted in the 16th century when the Gregorian calendar fine-tuned the calculations to include a leap day in years only divisible by four - 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024, etc. #BSFOrtho #FletcherOrtho #BirthOrtho #LeapDay