One of the big questions in cosmology is what happened at the beginning of the universe? Astrophycisists are edging closer to answering this question - we can now look back to a fraction of a second after the Big Bang. But what happened before that still remains elusive and there are still many loose ends to tie up. In this episode of Naked Astronomy, Graihagh Jackson takes a look at the the origins of time...
Here is a totally made up tale for your entertainment.
In the beginning of the show you say that the mass of the earth has an influence on time. If so, shouldn't the clocks on satellites move slower because they are further from the earth than someone on the earth's surface? Time moves slower for satellites because they are moving faster than someone on the earth's surface. Or have I made a mistake? MDC matt, Thu, 17th Mar 2016