F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

Randy Fischer randy.fischer at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 20:06:21 CDT 2012


On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:

> Leap seconds are to align the artificial and very stable atomic timescale
> with the irregular and slowing rotation of the earth.
>

What do you want to use for a clock? It is convenient (if provincial) for
me to use the sky as the ultimate clock. Thus these adjustments.


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