[tz] Leap second coverage in mainstream media

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Nov 4 13:46:58 UTC 2015

Arthur David Olson <arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> writes:

> From The Economist: "Why time may be running out for the leap second"

| The first is simple, ancient and intuitive, and based on the rotation of
| the Earth, under which each complete rotation (or, equivalently, each of
| the Sun's apparent trips through the sky) counts as one day. 

Of course, these are actually not equivalent; they're different by a
full day per year.

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