The Leap Second Gains a 3-Year Reprieve

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 22:40 in Physics & Chemistry

With no consensus, international delegates postponed for three years a decision on whether to eliminate leap seconds, which help keep the world’s atomic clocks synchronized with Earth’s rotation.

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