Kilosecond

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A kilosecond is 1000 seconds. It is equal to 16 minutes, 40 seconds. There are 86.4 kiloseconds in a day (24 hours). It can be written as 103 seconds.

  • 2.7 kiloseconds = 45 minutes – the length of the Anglo-Zanzibar War, the shortest war in history
  • 2.926 kiloseconds = 48 minutes 46 seconds – the change in time of moon rise from one day to the next
  • 3.48 kiloseconds = 58 minutes – half-life of nobelium-259
  • 3.6 kiloseconds = 60 minutes = one hour
  • 5.4 kiloseconds = 90 minutes – the time needed for an object in low earth orbit to circle the earth
  • 7.14 kiloseconds = 119 minutes – length of the movie Citizen Kane
  • 19.872 kiloseconds = 5.52 hours – half-life of mendelevium-257
  • 25.2 kiloseconds = 7 hours – one work day in France.
  • 28.8 kiloseconds = 8 hours – one work day in many Western countries
  • 28 kiloseconds = 8 hours – common human daily need for sleep
  • 36 kiloseconds = 10 hours – one work day in ancient Egypt, according to the oldest definition of an hour
  • 37.296 kiloseconds = 10.36 hours – half-life of erbium-165
  • 86.164 kiloseconds = 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds – time for Earth’s rotation around its axis
  • 86.4 kiloseconds = 24 hours = one day
  • 91.404 kiloseconds = 25.39 hours – half-life of fermium-252
  • 102.888 kiloseconds = 28.58 hours - half life of erbium-160
  • 259.2 kiloseconds = 3 days - half-life of fermium-253
  • 432 kiloseconds = 5 days - one work week
  • 604.8 kiloseconds = 7 days = one week
  • 799.2 kiloseconds = 9.25 days - half life of thulium-167
  • 864 kiloseconds = 10 days - length of a new week (décade) in the French Revolutionary Calendar