Monthly Archives: July 2020

Timekeeping at the Summer Olympics

The opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games was originally scheduled to take place today. Whilst world events have caused the games to be postponed for another year, instead we thought we’d take a look at how timekeeping at the Olympics has changed over the years…

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Unique Times: Comet Neowise

On the 27th March 2020 (whilst the world was distracted with other things), a new comet was quietly discovered by the California Institute of Technology.

The comet, with a catchy name of “C/2020 F3 NEOWISE” was spotted using NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide Infrared Survey Explorer space telescope (NEOWISE), which has been scouring the depths of space in search of asteroids and comets that are potentially dangerously close to Earth…

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