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Every Second Counts....

By June 30, 2012

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This Saturday night, one of our minutes will have an extra second in it, making it a 61 second minute. Not that you'll experience more time on your hands though! Leap seconds began in 1971 to account for a slight slowing of the daily rotation of the earth.  See more from About Guide Andrew Alden about leap seconds.


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