written by kate golemmbiewski, on written february 2nd, 2022

what: the rotation of the earth is speeding up

when: unknown discovery date

who/where: peter whibberley, a senior research scientist at the uk’s national physical laboratory

judah levine, a physicist in the time and frequency division of the national institute of standards and technology

interesting fact: astronomical time fluctuates as the earth rotates faster or slower over time.

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