clocks

How significant is the leap second?

Jan 19, 2012
The leap second keeps atomic clocks (and therefore computers and cell phone networks) on the same cycle as the Earth’s rotation. Some businesses want to scrap it so they don’t have to stop and adjust their systems every year or two.
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Jeff Bezos builds a huge clock inside a mountain

Jun 17, 2011
Why? Because he's a billionaire and wanted to. It's charming when he does it and it makes news. If you or I tried to build a clock in a mountain,...
Posted In: clocks, jeff bezos, mountains, you guys