Just a second?

June 30, 2015

Time officially stands still today – if only for a second.

For only the 25th time, scientists are adding a “leap second” to the end of the day, to compensate for a slowing of the earth’s rotation. Clocks strike 23:59:60 before rolling over to 00:00:00 on July 1st. It got us thinking. How much does a second really matter?

Discover what value it can have for you

Leap Second