Delaying the Addition of a Negative Leap Second - Deepstash
Delaying the Addition of a Negative Leap Second

Delaying the Addition of a Negative Leap Second

The slowing rotation is counteracting a recent trend of the Earth spinning faster. This trend had raised the possibility of adding a negative leap second as early as 2026. However, the melting ice is delaying this event by about three years, pushing it to 2029.

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