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Seconds in a Minuteor

# Seconds in a Minute

This article discusses a few of the inspirational people who are responsible for approximately 60 seconds of your life. Three people who influenced and changed the world, who’ve led people to think about the timeline differently, who’ve made us reflecting on the universe and how we all fit in it, and how when people die, they return to the same spot in time that they sprang from.

### Second

This online tool will convert seconds to minutes. This online conversion can be handy not just for students, but also for a variety of professionals like media editors, professional cooks, race car drivers, sailors, and many others. All you have to do is to input the value in seconds and this converter will display the result in minutes. You can also check out a second to minute conversion table where the most commonly used values are presented.

Minute is a unit of time measurement that is equal to 1/60 of an hour or 60 seconds. This measurement unit is considered to be relatively new (especially comparing to the ones of hour or second), and it starts its history only in the Middle Ages, when the first water powered more precise time keeping devices were invented instead of common solar or sand clocks. Minute is also a unit used in geometry for measuring angle, as well as for defining latitude and longitude of a point on the surface of earth. Second is a standard time measurement unit recognized and used by the International System of Units. Second is equal to 1/60th of a minute or 1/3,600 of an hour. This is one of the oldest time measurement units used by early Egyptian, Persian, Hellenistic, and other civilizations. The name is derived from Latin expression meaning 'the second division of hours'. Second is also a basic reference unit for some really precise time measurement units like millisecond, microsecond, nanosecond, etc. (Source: www.timecalculator.net)

### Minute

Is the base unit of time in the International System of Units (SI) (French: Système International d’unités), commonly understood and historically defined as 1⁄86400 of a day – this factor derived from the division of the day first into 24 hours, then to 60 minutes and finally to 60 seconds each. Analog clocks and watches often have sixty tick marks on their faces, representing seconds (and minutes), and a "second hand" to mark the passage of time in seconds. Digital clocks and watches often have a two-digit seconds counter. The second is also part of several other units of measurement like meters per second for speed, meters per second per second for acceleration, and cycles per second for frequency.

Multiples of seconds are usually counted in hours and minutes. Fractions of a second are usually counted in tenths or hundredths. In scientific work, small fractions of a second are counted in milliseconds (thousandths), microseconds (millionths), nanoseconds (billionths), and sometimes smaller units of a second. An everyday experience with small fractions of a second is a 1-gigahertz microprocessor which has a cycle time of 1 nanosecond. Camera shutter speeds are often expressed in fractions of a second, such as (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

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