If horologists are to be believed then the coming Saturday will be a second longer. Yes, these are the claims that are coming from our horologists around the world, who are preparing to go against time and quietly force it to wait for a second on Saturday.
It is being said that the experiment will elongate the last minute of June 30 by an extra second, which timekeepers are performing to solely compensate for Earth's movements.
It is almost impossible to think of adding a second to a minute then one can understand how scary has it become for all the human lives after hearing the above claims.
The last minute of June 30, 2012 will have 61 seconds. Timekeepers say that they will be adding a "leap second" in an effort to compensate for the wibbly-wobbly movements of our world.
They added that the extra second will compensate for a difference from solar time, the period that is followed by Earth to complete a day.
The planet will take 86,401 seconds for a 360-degree revolution i. e. the wobbleness of the planet on its axis, the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon and the ocean tides, will all break the rotation by a tiny sliver of a second.