Did You Enjoy Your Leap Second?

Posted by | July 1, 2012 10:01 | Filed under: Top Stories

Saturday was one second longer.

A so-called ‘leap second’ [was] added to the world’s atomic clocks as they under[went] a rare adjustment to keep them in step with the slowing rotation of the earth.

To achieve the adjustment, on Saturday night atomic clocks …read 23 hours, 59 minutes and 60 seconds before moving on to midnight Greenwich Mean Time.

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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