" Tempus Fugit "
Chronos is the personification of time in Greek mythology. Along with his daughter Ananke, the goddess of inevitability who was also in the form of a snake, he revolved around the primordial world egg, until they split it apart to form the earth, the sea and the sky.
By the Orphic cult, Chronos gave birth to Aether and Chaos. He also created a silver egg in Aether by consuming time. Out of the egg emerged the gods Phanes and Hydrus, who later gave birth to the first gods and the universe.
His name is often spelled Chronus or Khronus. He is sometimes called Aeon or Time. For obvious reasons, he is often confused with Cronus, the Titan god and father of Zeus, who ate his children so they would not dethrone him.
What does he look like?
Even though he is serpentine in form and has three heads (those of a bull, a man, and a lion), he is usually portrayed as a wise old man with a long grey beard and is sometimes referred to as "Father Time". He is also depicted with wings as in "Tempus Fugit" (Time Flies").
Who is he related too, mythologically speaking?
Father of Horae (regarded as "hours"), of Aether ("Upper sky"), and of Eros (The God of love.)
What does he do? What myths are associated with him?
He is the representation of Past, Present, Future and Eternity. There are no real specific myths associated with him, but he is said to have been the first to exist, created as part of the Big Bang.
Except for the effects of his actions, Chronos is not a physical presence in the world.
Effects are always perceived as "Present", but causes can be seen as either "Past", "Present" or "Future". Without these concepts, there would be no before and after; no cause and effect. There would be no perception of time as all things would be perceived simultaneously. This, of course, would be terrifically confusing. Since he is the concept of time, if he were to lengthen or shorten the days, we would not notice as we would have no way to check time and have no means of comparison. If he decided to move in reverse, the whole physical world would be altered, since causes and effects are dependent on his direction. Thus, death would come before birth, and old age before youth. In short, there would be no life without Chronos.
Where is he now and is anything connected to him now in the modern world?
Some of the current English words with an etymological root of khronos/chronos include chronology, chronometer, chronic, anachronism and chronicle. He could be compared to the Hebrew God Yahweh, who is also said to hold the whole universe, including the concept of time, in his grip and, if he so desired, could usher the world out of existence or into total chaos.
Unlike Chronos, however, Yahweh is said to be out of the realm of physical time.
Abstract ideas, like death or the passage of time, can be hard to visualize. That’s why ancient mythology, art, and literature use personifications (human images that represent things or concepts) to convey those ideas. One of the best-known personifications is "Father Time".
You might see "Father Time" in art or read about him in literature. There are also several statues, monuments, and sculptures around the world that are dedicated to "Father Time". With his imagery so prevalent across Europe, the United States, and much of the rest of the world, it’s common to wonder:
Who is Father Time?
Father Time is a human representation of time itself. He symbolizes the abstract concept of time, as well as the constant, one-way movement of time.
Father Time usually takes the form of an elderly man, and he sometimes holds a scythe or an hourglass or clock. You can also see Father Time pictured with other personification figures, including Mother Nature, Baby New Year, and the Grim Reaper.
Father Time’s image and depiction have changed slightly over the centuries, but what he represents has remained mostly the same.
What is time after all?
To make it very simple: Time was created by mankind as a numerical representation of the position of planets and all celestial bodies in the universe.
The universe is in constant motion and time defines exact past, present and future positions.
The present is the exact moment or second in time that we are all living. The moment you are reading this is defined as the "Present".
Now in this new paragraph, the "Present" written in the above phrase is already past.
And what is the future?
The future is a predictable forecast of future celestial positions. You can forecast the future positions of celestial bodies in the universe, therefore, future celestial events can be predicted with precision and accuracy.
Time = Motion
Motion = Time
Motion will exist wether we like or not. The universe is in constant motion and will stay moving until the end of times, or the end of the universe, so, time will exist as long as motion still exists in the universe.
We have adopted CHRONOS as the Stage-1 of our development.
People enjoy Greek Mythology and our problem is mainly a Motion = Time = Motion timing related problem along with other challenges we have already deeply researched and validated.
Still, no lone wolf can achieve excelence without a skilled and passionate team. It will take time, it will be painful, but at the end our initiatives could make this place a safer place for future generations to come and enjoy their "Chronos" to the fullest.
We go great lenghts leaving inspiration behid, with humility and caution, certain that for sure time is a real absolute constant element in this hypersonic equation.