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News.com.au
Why 2016 will have an extra secondslowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different tim
Why 2016 will have an extra second
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
slowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different time systems in synch with each other, the U.S. Naval Observatory announced on Wednesday. Essentially, there is a irregular way of measuring time and a precise one.... Read more
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Perth Now
Why 2016 will have an extra secondslowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different tim
Why 2016 will have an extra second
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
slowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different time systems in synch with each other, the U.S. Naval Observatory announced on Wednesday. Essentially, there is a irregular way of measuring time and a precise one.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why 2016 will have an extra secondslowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different tim
Why 2016 will have an extra second
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
slowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different time systems in synch with each other, the U.S. Naval Observatory announced on Wednesday. Essentially, there is a irregular way of measuring time and a precise one.... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why 2016 will have an extra secondslowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different tim
Why 2016 will have an extra second
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
slowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different time systems in synch with each other, the U.S. Naval Observatory announced on Wednesday. Essentially, there is a irregular way of measuring time and a precise one.... Read more
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Herald Sun
Why 2016 will have an extra secondslowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different tim
Why 2016 will have an extra second
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
slowing down our official clocks by just a moment, is to keep two different time systems in synch with each other, the U.S. Naval Observatory announced on Wednesday. Essentially, there is a irregular way of measuring time and a precise one.... Read more
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Al.com
Leap second 2016: Why New Year's Eve will be a little bit longerbit tricky this year for some. That's because an extra second will be added to
Leap second 2016: Why New Year's Eve will be a little bit longer
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
bit tricky this year for some. That's because an extra second will be added to the world's clocks — a "leap second." The U.S. Naval Observatory, the nation's official timekeeper, made the announcement this week that an extra second will be added... Read more
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EarthSky
Illustration of retrograde motion Christopher Crockett of the EarthSky blog AstroWoW is an astronomer at the U.
Illustration of retrograde motion
EarthSky / Posted 28 days ago
Christopher Crockett of the EarthSky blog AstroWoW is an astronomer at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. He wants to know if there's life out there besides us and where those creatures might be, so... Read more

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