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The shortest interval of time known to man is...........

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by FRANKIE, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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    For example, sound travels at 331 m/sec at STP( standard temp. (0 degrees C.) and pressure (1 atm). So at STP if you are 331 m. away from a car and someone shuts the car door, the sound takes 1 second to reach you. So the interval of time between the door closing and the sound reaching you is 1 second. My question to all of you is: What is the shortest interval of time known to man between any two occurrences? I'll give you a few days to come up with the answer before I tell you what it is. Frankie
     
  2. bonzo

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    The smile on a girls face after she sees a shoe shop?
     
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  3. FRANKIE

    FRANKIE Zorg Guru (V)
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    I don't know if there's a measurable interval of time there.
     
  4. swamper

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    that little devil on my shoulder saying put your foot down....takes no time at all...
     
  5. FRANKIE

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    Nope
     
  6. bruce&kim

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    easy one this ....the period of time between my wife speaking
     
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  7. FRANKIE

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    My wife does this in the car while I'm driving. Now that she's an "experienced" driver, I get constant comments.
     
  8. badman gee

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    When deciding if I spend money on myself!
     
  9. joey

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    seeing a hot woman and imagining her without clothes.......
     
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  10. badman gee

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    Yep
     
  11. zedwheels

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    The blink of an eye.? :confused:
     
  12. FRANKIE

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    You can get them off that fast????????
     
  13. GazHyde

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    Is it the period of time when you think of doing something really important, and then you forget almost instantaneously. This used to cause some aggravation from my now ex-wife when she would come home and find out that I hadn't something she asked me to do....
     
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    Someone is going to feel a right Planck when we find out the real answer. ! ;)
     
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    A politicians answer to a question ,and the Truth !!
     
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    Oooo, nice one Aceman, I see what you did there.
     
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    [​IMG] ≈ 5.39106(32) × 10−44 s
     
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    its like being at school.....do we win a prize ?
     
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    Yep that is the smallest measurable unit of time in theory but the actual smallest time that has been measured in practice is in fact 12 attoseconds as there isn't anything yet that can measure a smaller interval.

    That's one damn good stopwatch :D
     
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    A guy I work with starting work and stopping work.
     

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