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The earth is moving faster, and world clocks may need to keep up

Custodian Ray Keen inspects a clock face. A new study says world clocks will need a "negative leap second" to stay accurate. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
Custodian Ray Keen inspects a clock face. A new study says world clocks will need a "negative leap second" to stay accurate. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Will world clocks need a “negative leap second” to stay accurate? A new study says yes. There’s a lot to unpack, and Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Duncan Agnew, the author of the study published in Nature.

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