Unheard units of time

 

Unheard units of time

You are well aware of words used to describe time like- second, millisecond, week, day, year etc. Do you know what an ‘epoch’ is? No? Well, you will know what it is if you go through this article. After going through this article, you will get ‘smarter’. I mean your knowledge will increase!

 

Chronon

It stands for- one billionth of a trillionth of a second (take a deep breath, go through it another time. You won’t grasp it in a single read). The author had to sit for five freaking minutes to figure out this unit of time. Literally, it is the time taken by a photon to travel the width of an electron at the speed of light!

 

Era

I know that many of you are aware of this one. It is the period of time measured from some important event.

 

Aeon

An insanely long period of time. This term is used to denote a billion years in Geology and astronomy.

 

Epoch

Now you are well aware of ‘era’. Epoch is related to era. Epoch can be defined as a ‘geological’ era.

 

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