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Leap Seconds

One Extra Second In 2015 Could Break The Internet

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.08.2015 | Technology

This June, scientists will add exactly one second to the clock, a seemingly minor alteration that could wreak havoc for computers and websites across ...

The End Of The 'Leap Second?'

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 03.18.2012 | Science

GENEVA -- It's high noon for the humble leap second. After ten years of talks, governments are headed for a showdown vote this week on an issue tha...

Scientists To Vote On Changing The Standard Of Time

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.28.2011 | Technology

The way we keep time is imperfect, and it's causing plenty of problems for modern society. But what scientists at the International Bureau of Weigh...