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Neil deGrasse Tyson #Space and Time

Neil deGrasse Tyson | Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?

Why do clocks go clockwise? Neil deGrasse Tyson and comedian Chuck Nice ponder about the way we tell our time and more.

We think about time geometrically and the history of timekeeping with sundials.

What if timekeeping had been invented in the southern hemisphere?

Plus, we discuss precision, synchronization, and chronometers on boats. 

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