How leap seconds work

Robert Pimm
Robert Pimm

I thought this account of how leap seconds work at “The Science Geek” was outstanding.  A complex subject explained in English that you can understand, without in any way talking down to his audience.  A model for science communication!  I read his blog with pleasure.

I am hoping I can tempt him to write something about ageing and telomeres, a concept which lies behind the life-extension premise of my novel Coronatime.

I don’t have a leap-second-themed picture in my image bank, but here’s a picture of Wittgenstein’s grave from the Central Cemetery in Vienna – itself located, with existential irony, on the edge of town…

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