The new year always starts with a bang. Worldwide there will be fireworks and parties. But this year, the new year will start with something extra.  There will be 61 seconds in the minute leading up to midnight on December 31. To be exactly: in the UTC timezone.  UTC is a compromise between the English CUT, Coordinated Universal Time and the French TUC, Temps universel coordonné. In the military they call the UTC: Zulu time. For probably most timetravellers it’s the main timezone to navigate between timelines.  The reason for the France-based International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service to make this one second adjustment isRead More →

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