Modern Marvels

Season 15 Episode 40

Measure It

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Dec 23, 2008 on The History Channel

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    • A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time. Computer scientists say it's about 1/100th of a second; electrical engineers clock it at around 1/60th of a second, but physicists view it as the time light takes to travel the radius of an electron.