Days are getting busier!

Recent earthquakes have made days shorter – according to Richard Gross, a geophysicist at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in this Guardian report.

Not enough to make you feel like time is running out – that’ll be the approaching exams and such…

But the earthquake in Chile has probably made a day a few microseconds (millionths of seconds) shorter… not much in the grade scheme of things – it’d take years (403 of them)  for the difference to even be a second!

Mr G