Why do we have daylight saving time?
And why are days longer in summer and shorter in winter?
Daylight saving time is really just a trick. At least, so says Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time. He’s our guest in this episode and he explains the reasons behind this semi-annual ritual of moving the clocks forward and back.
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You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.