Question: When is a minute not a minute? Answer: At 2359 Greenwich Mean Time today (9:59am AEST Wednesday), when the world will experience a minute that will last 61 seconds. The reason for the weird event is something called the leap second. ... ABC Online, 6 days ago
The minute will be longer today across world - The Gulf Today, 1 week ago
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To avoid clock drift, the world's computer clocks will gain an extra second at midnight Greenwich Mean Time, as June turns to July. This adjustment is necessary so that computer clocks can remain synchronized to Universal Time and to the time it ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago Experts fear added time could cause computer chaos as clocks will add extra second Social Dashboard, 2 weeks ago
Just before midnight Greenwich mean timeon June 30, official timekeeping bodies around the world will adda single second — the so-called leap second — to the clock. While the time-shift seems too infinitesimal to matter to the average person, ...CBC, 1 week ago Small 'leap second' by clocks could cause giant headache Business Recorder, 2 weeks ago Why our clocks are being set ever-so-slightly back this week CBC, 1 week ago
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[embedded content] Last night, time on Earth had a leap second . The planet's computer systems survived unscathed, thanks to months of careful preparation by engineers. But here's a concise explanation of why, left to their own devices, a bunch ...Gizmodo, 5 days ago Leap seconds: Do we need them any more? WA Today, 6 days ago We Should Drop the Leap Second Before It Causes Real Damage Wired News, 6 days ago Has the time come for leap seconds to end? The Japan News, 1 week ago
Don't blink or you will miss it. Tonight we gain one second in time. One second does not seem like much time, but that additional single second to standard time today has markets on edge. Just before midnight Coordinated Universal Time, or ...USA Today, 6 days ago Leap second keeps atomic clocks in sync with speed of the planet's rotation ABC Online, 1 week ago Marking time to stay connected The Statesman, 1 week ago
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Something peculiar is going to take place today at 10 a. m. Australian Eastern Standard time, as an extra second will be added to the time between 09:59:59 and 10:00:00. This will make 1st July, 2015 or 30th June, 2015 at some other place of world, ...Topnews.in, 4 days ago Why we need to keep adding leap seconds PhysOrg.com, 6 days ago Temporal flux: why we need to keep adding leap seconds Macleay Argus, 6 days ago
London - July will be late this year, because the last minute of June will have 61 seconds. In the unlikely event that you are awake as midnight (GMT) approaches next Tuesday, and looking closely at an atomic clock, you might even ...IOL, 1 week ago
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