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These sites provide information on time in general or provide the current time over the web. Sites related to the Network Time Protocol (NTP) can be found in Computers/Internet/Protocols/NTP. Other categories contain information on time as it relates to Geology and Astronomy.
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Calendar Studies - Information about calendar history and calendar reform. International Standard Date and Time Notation - An overview of the ISO 8601 notation for dates. NPR : 'Seize the Daylight': A History of Clock Chaos - Benjamin Franklin first called for the government to tinker with clock hours in the 1780s. But it wasn't until World War I that the United States adopted daylight-saving time as a way to get more efficiency out of the day. "Seize the Daylight" Author David Prerau talks about the complicated politics and curious history of DST, and he shares an excerpt from his book. [4:54 streaming audio broadcast] A History of Time - Explains the importance of concept of time in the history of mathematics, science and measurement. Time FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about time (from sci.astro news group) Time Zone and Daylight Saving Time Data - A directory of sites providing descriptions of civil timekeeping concepts, source code, databases, and maps. Calendar Zone - A categorized collection of calendar related sites. Time - Provides descriptions of several standards of time. A Few Facts Concerning GMT, UT, and the RGO - Explains the differences between several time systems. Infoplease: Daylight Saving Time - Information and history about Daylight Saving Time all over the world. Wikipedia: Time - Time is a common term for the experience of duration, and a fundamental quantity of measuring systems. Article explains time definitions, history of measurements, perceptions in religion, philosophy and science. Z-Time - Article on the time at 0 degrees longitude. Covers the timezone origin, GMT, UTC, GCT, ZULU and JIG. This Day In History - Today in history every day - often with pictures and sound. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Time - Time has been studied for thousands of years. Nevertheless, many issues remain to be resolved. This article explores both what is now known about time and what is controversial and unresolved. A Walk Through Time - Evolution of timekeeping through the centuries. English Calendar - Includes an ecclesiastical calendar and a section on old and new style dating. NIST Time and Frequency Division - The National Institute of Standards and Technology maintains time and frequency standards for the United States.
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