A RECENT study suggests that clocks may skip a second in the near future because the Earth is undergoing rotation changes due to climate change and geological shifts.

According to the study published in the Nature journal, there might be a necessity for clocks to skip a second, referred to as a "negative leap second," around the year 2029.

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