The Atlantic interviewed Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for Time Services at the US Naval Observatory about where time comes from, the precision required and how they obtain it, and why we need such precision. Five seconds into it, my wife commented, “That sounds nerdy.” That’s how you know it’s gonna be good.
Where time comes from
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Career Timelines for Every Basketball Player Who Has Played an NBA Game
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Basketball Stat Cherry Picking
Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats.