Midnight came later on Tuesday 30th June 2015 as for the first time in three years an extra second was added to the official time set by atomic clocks. The "leap second" means the last minute of June had 61 seconds in it. Leap seconds - and leap years - are added as basic ways to keep the clock in sync with the Earth and its seasons.

'Leap second' delays midnight

Midnight came later on Tuesday as for the first time in three years an extra second was added to the official time set by atomic clocks.

60LEAP SECOND SCREENING @ Piksel 2017  Happy to announce our participation at Piksel17 We Take EmoCoin! Festival for electronic art and free technology presenting a selection of 60leap sec shorts 60-60.network is a collaboration between Leap Second Festiv

60LEAP SECOND SCREENING @ Piksel 2017 Happy to announce our participation at Piksel17 We Take EmoCoin! Festival for electronic art and free technology presenting a selection of 60leap sec shorts 60-60.network is a collaboration between Leap Second Festiv

Leap Second [CD]

Leap Second [CD]

Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web

'Leap Second' Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web

What Some of the Greatest Science Fiction Writers Thought 2012 Would Be Like

Computer chaos feared over 2015's leap second - Reddit, Linkedin and other websites were hit by problems by the last leap second, in 2012.

Computer chaos feared over 2015's leap second

Leap Second: Why June Will Be 1 Second Longer - ABC News

Leap Second: Why June Will Be 1 Second Longer

The US Naval Observatory announced on that a LEAP SECOND will be added to official timekeeping on December That means your day and year – and everyone’s day and year – will officially be one second longer. Leap seconds have been added 26 times since

Leap Second added to clocks last week.

Saturday’s ‘Leap Second’ Added More Heat To This Weekend’s Tech Meltdowns

Leap Second added to clocks last week.

Software companies are bracing themsevles for glitches after the Paris   Observatory announced it will add a leap second to 2015

Leap second: French time lords add one second to 2015

Technicians carry out cleaning and maintenance work on one of the faces of the Great Clock atop the landmark Elizabeth Tower that houses Big Ben

What Is a Leap Second Anyway, and Why Do We Use It?

What Is a Leap Second Anyway, and Why Do We Use It?

Tonight’s leap second may cause problems for the Internet

Tonight’s leap second may cause problems for the Internet

Leap Second, Information Technology, Inspiring Art, The Internet, Google, Clocks, Watches, Clock

The Leap Second Is About to Rattle the Internet. But There’s a Plot to Kill It

The Leap Second Is About to Rattle the Internet. But There's a Plot to Kill It

If we didn’t add an extra second to the clock, sometime a few million years from now, humans or their descendants will sleep till noon. But for now, it’s a real stress on may business who worry their websites may crash — and Google’s trying to block it.

Why Tonight's ‘Leap Second’ Is Stressing Everybody Out

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BBC News - Leap second and storm disrupt weekend web services

Web suffers weekend of weakness

BBC News - Leap second and storm disrupt weekend web services

Earth takes on beautiful colors in this image created by a Russian weather satellite. The satellite, Elektro-L No.1, scans both visible and infrared wavelengths of light. Combining these images yields the colorful view of Earth seen above.

Sluggish Surprise Found Deep Inside Earth

This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.

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