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Oh my days! Midnight comes a fraction sooner as Earth spins faster

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A study published in Geophysical Research Letters of the American Geophysical Union suggests that global warming has led to significant melting of glaciers due to which our planet’s axis of rotation has been moving faster since the 1990s.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Times of IndiaTimes of India

Earth Is Now Rotating Faster Than Usual, Sets Record For Shortest Day Again

"This is similar to the quiver one sees when a spinning top starts gaining momentum or slows down," stated scientists Leonid Zotov, Christian Bizouard, and Nikolay Sidorenkov.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Oh my days! Midnight comes a fraction sooner as Earth spins faster

Analysis: Reflecting a recent trend, 29 June was the shortest day on our planet since the 1960s. What’s going on?

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily ExpressDaily Express

Scientists left BAFFLED as Earth spins faster on axis and midnight comes early

THE PLANET broke a new record when it completed a rotation which was 1.50 milliseconds shorter than its usual speed.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Hindustan TimesHindustan Times

Earth breaks record for shortest day AGAIN

Earth recorded its shortest day in history on July 29, 2022. Know why Earth is spinning faster.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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IBTimesIBTimes

Earth Is Spinning Faster, New Record For Shortest Day Is Less Than 24 Hours

On July 29, the Earth spun the fastest it ever has on record and gave us a day that was less than 24 hours. The rotation along Earth's axis accelerated from the previous record held in 2020. The faster rotation added extra 1.59 milliseconds to the typical 24-hour day, according to timeanddate.com. The previous record was on July 19, 2020, when we gained 1.4602 milliseconds.

2 months ago·United States
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The TimesThe Times

Mystery of why midnight came 1.59 milliseconds early on June 29

Midnight arrived 1.59 milliseconds too soon on Wednesday June 29, and nobody is sure why. That day was the shortest since measurements began, with the Earth ta

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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