Why European Clocks are Running Slow, and British Clocks Aren't

Published on Mar 12, 2018
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Tom Scott

Why European Clocks are Running Slow, and British Clocks Aren't

Many people sent me this story: it covers my favourite topics of power grids and temporal anomalies. But when the mainstream press have already covered it, how could I add something more? The answer: by adding another pet topic, Unnecessary British Patriotism. And a teasmade.

Press release: http://www.entsoe.eu/news-events/ann...

Teasmade: http://amzn.to/2oYrvxb [aff. link]

Update, April 8th 2018: they fixed the dispute, and ran the grid at 50.01Hz for a few weeks: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2...

If you liked this, you may also like the video I made on how engineers keep the grid stable, and why it's getting more difficult: http://showtodaytv.com/play-clip-za5uz6x...

Audio mix by Matt Gray: http://mattg.co.uk

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