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Understanding The History of Dates and Years Through the Julian and Gregorian Calendars

Photo by Caleb Woods on Unsplash

The natural world has only given us two units of time determined by the cosmos, that is the year and the day. Months, hours, minutes, and seconds are all human inventions that have no basis in the natural world. Days and years are not this way though. A day, of course, is one complete rotation of the earth and a year is one rotation around…

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Kyle Carter

Kyle Carter

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I'm a software architect that has a passion for software design and sharing with those around me.