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The Earth is suddenly rotating more quickly, and a new record for the shortest day was just set.
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The Earth is suddenly rotating more quickly, and a new record for the shortest day was just set.

The rate at which the Earth spins changed unusually on June 29, 2022. However, you may be excused for not even noticing because it probably had such a negligible effect on your life. You did, in fact, extend your day by 1.59 milliseconds, as absurd as it may sound. We hope you made good use of it! Yet why? As far as scientists can tell, our planet set a new record for the quickest time to complete one spin on that day, according to TimeAndDate.com. In other words, even though you "got" 24 hours on that day, you only "spent" 24 hours that were 1.59 milliseconds shorter. Bargain! What then? The day on Earth lasts exactly 24 hours. In actuality, no, not quite. First, bear in mind that there are various "kinds" of days, depending on how you define the term. The first is a 24-hour per...