Science & Health
Cellular therapy: This man got rid of spondylitis after 11 years of suffering, but does it really work?
NASA's Cassini just photographed Pandora: Here are 5 things you need to know about Saturn's little moon
On 31 December an extra second will be added before midnight, senior research scientist Peter Whibberley explains. Since the 1960s we have used atomic clocks to keep track of time, as they are more accurate than the old method of using the Earth, as the Earth randomly speeds up and slow down. But to make sure that the atomic clock is in line, an extra second is needed every so often to ensure many of modern societies functions like the internet and mobile phones can work.
Dec 22, 2016
- Bitcoin scam: ED attaches Rs 42.88 crore worth properties owned by Amit Bhardwaj
- Amid Rafale spat, Dassault Aviation confirms Anil Ambani was its first choice
- India, Australia attempt to rescue Navy commander stranded in ocean storm
- End of American dream for Indian spouses? Trump admin likely to revoke H-4 visas within 3 months
- Russia to bring back to life Woolly Mammoths, many other extinct species in Jurassic Park-styled enclosure
- Using solid fuels like wood and coal to cook increases danger of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Study
- Avoiding junk food may be as difficult as quitting drugs, study says
- Octopus and Humans react the same on MDMA, display enhanced social behavior
- 12 children die in Delhi hospital in 2 weeks due to Diphtheria infection