Time stood still

The monitor insisted it would be arriving in 12 minutes, all the way until 12:03 p.m. Sydney Rail must be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity as they conclusively proved that time flows at a different rate for different observers, depending on their frame of reference. If I remember correctly from my high school days, trains were used quite often to present the ins and outs of the Theory of Relativity.

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Around 11:30 p.m last night I hit the platform at Town Hall station to grab the last train bound for Chatswood. The next train would be arriving in about 24 minutes, at around 11:54 p.m. “Sweet” I thought, time to chill out and listen to some podcasts. Around 11:42 p.m the platform monitor showed it arriving in 12 minutes. At 11:50 p.m it was still arriving in 12 minutes. The monitor insisted it would be arriving in 12 minutes, all the way until 12:03 p.m. Sydney Rail must be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity as they conclusively proved that time flows at a different rate for different observers, depending on their frame of reference. If I remember correctly from my high school days, trains were used quite often to present the ins and outs of the Theory of Relativity.

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