Getting rid of “leap seconds”

You’ve probably heard of leap years and daylight savings time. But you probably haven’t heard of a leap second. 

They’re set to be scrapped entirely from 2035, likely to never return. But just what are they, and what will getting rid of them do?

Professor Darryl Veitch of the School of Electrical and Data Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney joined the show to discuss.

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