Now Meta wants to change the fabric of time as we know it

Meta has proposed performing absent with “leap seconds”, giving to guidance an marketplace energy to halt any future use of the baffling and probably unsafe follow.

A leap next is a evaluate utilized to combat the long-term slowdown in the Earth’s rotation (opens in new tab), prompted by the constant melting and refreezing of ice caps, and the imprecise nature of noticed photo voltaic time (UT1).