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World news about “Earth Hour” published by euronews.

SCIENCE | 02/07 13:31 CET

Machines confused by human-induced “leap second”

Machines confused by human-induced “leap second”

Midnight came later on Tuesday June 30 as one extra second was added to clocks around the world. This so-called “leap second” means the last minute of June had 61 seconds in it. Just like leap years, leap seconds are added as a basic way to keep the clock in sync…