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a leap second

Perris Calderon

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#1
ha...the earth slows downs .83 seconds a year.

thus there are leap seconds.

Earth slows at about 2 milliseconds per day. After 500 days, the difference between the Earth rotation time and the atomic time is 1 second.

they inserte leap seconds from time to time (so to speak)
 

Mooz

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#4
i think i felt one last night ... i was in the pub and someone said "your round" ... leap second effect meant that someone else paid ... i only suffered momentary pain ... but it was all pretty bizzarre non the less.

mooz
 

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