Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2022
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If you feel like there’s less time in the day, you’re correct.

Scientists recorded the shortest day on Earth since the invention of the atomic clock.

Our planet’s rotation measured in at 1.59 milliseconds short of the normal 24-hour day on June 29, according to the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service, an organization in charge of global timekeeping.

A rotation is the length of time the Earth takes to spin once on its axis, which is roughly 86,400 seconds.

The previous record was documented on July 19, 2020, when the...

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