The Leap Second

By Deane Barker on December 10, 2008

This year will be just a second longer: 2008 will be one second longer. So, get something extra productive done in that time.

[…] a “leap second” is added on to our clocks every so often to keep them in synch with the somewhat unpredictable nature of our planet’s rotation, the roughly 24-hour whirl that brings the sun into the sky each morning



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