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A Slower Spinning Earth

A Slower Spinning Earth

A new study estimates that days are getting longer, as the Earth’s rotation suffers tiny alterations over time. A British team estimates that the average day has gained 1.8 milliseconds each century over the past 2700 years. Why is this information vital to scientists and the rest of us? Professor Dr. Ing. Ir Renuganth Varatharajoo FASc, the Deputy VC (Industry & Community Relations), at UPM, joins us to discuss.