There are 100 years in a century; when used to denote time periods, a century starts with year 1 and ends with year 100. For example, the 21st century describes the period of time from 2001 to 2100. More »

Divide the year by 100, drop the decimals and add one. Adding one is necessary because the year 1 is considered the first century, so the year 101 is the second, and so on. More »

A century eggs is a Chinese delicacy that consists of an egg that has been preserved over a period of several weeks or months. Though the name implies that these eggs cure for many years, the process actually takes much ... More » Geography Asia

A clocks per instruction value is a computer science term for the number of time periods a computer uses per total instruction count. Clocks per instruction is a measure of computer performance. A lower value is better b... More » Science Measurements

A century is equal to 100 years. The word "century" comes from the Latin word "centuria," which is a unit composed of 100 parts. The word "century" includes the numeral prefix "cent" which indicates a value of 100. More » Science Time & Calendars

The 19th century is the period of 100 years from Jan. 1, 1801, to Dec. 31, 1900. It is marked by rapid industrial and scientific growth throughout the world. The Industrial Revolution began in Britain during the 19th cen... More » History Modern History

Noah took at most 100 years to build the ark, being first mentioned in the Bible at 500 years old and stepping on the ark at 600 years old. The exact time it took Noah to build the ark is not specifically mentioned in th... More »