Scientists add ‘leap second’ to Saturday

By The Christian Science Monitor
Friday, June 29, 2012 15:52 EDT
google plus icon
Infinity clock via liseykina / Shutterstock
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page

Thanks to science, your weekend will be one second longer (+video) (via The Christian Science Monitor)

The transition from June to July will be delayed by circumstances beyond everyone’s control. Time will stand still for one second on Saturday evening (June 30) because a “leap second” will be added to let a lagging Earth catch up to super-accurate clocks. International Atomic Time is a very accurate…

[Infinity clock via liseykina / Shutterstock]

By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.