The SI & CGS unit of time is same .Why?

Almost in all systems of unit second is the unit of time, most probably because, second is the most convenient one, if we look at the guidelines for selecting a unit. For more details refer to the following links http://www.aticourses.com/international_system_units.htm http://www.french-metrology.com/en/history/history-mesurement.asp http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/history.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_of_measurement Incoming search terms:cgs unit for timeThe SI & CGS unit of [...]