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Kilosecond facts for kids
A kilosecond is 1000 seconds. It can be written as 10^{3} seconds. It is equal to 16 minutes, 40 seconds. There are 86.4 kiloseconds in a day (24 hours).
 2.7 kiloseconds = 45 minutes – the length of the AngloZanzibar War, the shortest war in history
 2.926 kiloseconds = 48 minutes 46 seconds – the change in time of moon rise from one day to the next
 3.48 kiloseconds = 58 minutes – halflife of nobelium259
 3.6 kiloseconds = 60 minutes = one hour
 5.4 kiloseconds = 90 minutes – the time needed for an object in low earth orbit to circle the earth
 7.14 kiloseconds = 119 minutes – length of the movie Citizen Kane
 19.872 kiloseconds = 5.52 hours – halflife of mendelevium257
 25.2 kiloseconds = 7 hours – one work day in France.
 28.8 kiloseconds = 8 hours – one work day in many Western countries
 28.8 kiloseconds = 8 hours – common human daily need for sleep
 36 kiloseconds = 10 hours – one work day in ancient Egypt, according to the oldest definition of an hour
 37.296 kiloseconds = 10.36 hours – halflife of erbium165
 86.164 kiloseconds = 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds – time for Earth’s rotation around its axis
 86.4 kiloseconds = 24 hours = one day
 91.404 kiloseconds = 25.39 hours – halflife of fermium252
 102.888 kiloseconds = 28.58 hours  half life of erbium160
 259.2 kiloseconds = 3 days  halflife of fermium253
 432 kiloseconds = 5 days  one work week
 604.8 kiloseconds = 7 days = one week
 799.2 kiloseconds = 9.25 days  half life of thulium167
 864 kiloseconds = 10 days  length of a new week (décade) in the French Revolutionary Calendar
