December 23, 2004 We've standardised global measurement of weight, temperature and distance in recent times. With globalisation accelerating and global trade efficiencies to consider, perhaps it's time to reconsider the way the world measures time? A new calendar and time system being proposed by Professor Richard Conn Henry of Johns Hopkins University would have "profound economic and practical benefits" according to Henry. He is proposing the worldwide adoption of a 24-hour universal time scale, synchronising the date and time worldwide, streamlining international business and exchange.
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