There are a few things in life that I simply cannot understand. One is how to work a DVD player. One is how “Deal or No Deal” ever got commissioned for television. And one is time zones. I am always perplexed when I lose (or gain) hours (or days) when going left (or right) across timezones. But it all seems to stem from the prime meridian in Greenwich, so I thought this was a good place to go.
Apparently the Prime Meridian at Greenwich is basically a big imaginary line that goes north and south around the globe, which is 0 degrees Longitude. Continue reading