Today even Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson got into the excitement on Twitter. At 12:12 he sent a tweet:
@neiltyson If you happen to enjoy the uniqueness of 12h 12m 12s 12/12/12, then don’t forget 12h 12m 13s 12/12/12. It’s just as rare.
He timed his tweet pretty well too. It was sent at 12h:12m:13s on 12/12/12. Truth be told, I started writing this post at 12:12, and thus the publish date/time looks pretty good too. 😉
And he wasn’t the only one marking the occasion. Our local NBC News station here in Richmond rang in the moment with party horns and cheers. For them it was 12:12:12: on the 12/12/12 on NBC12. You can’t make this stuff up people.
@AndrewFreiden Wish you were here!!! pic.twitter.com/nyBOe62w.
For many this unique occurrence was simply a good time to break the work or school day up and have a little fun. The repeated pattern is cute, unique and it won’t happen again for 89 years. For others who believe in Numerology, it’s a time to mark the occasion with spiritual energy, cosmic interpretation or psychic prophecy. Continue reading