Earth in a spin

The Earth … has been spinning unusually fast lately. 2020 included the 28 shortest days since 1960.

Graph showing the length of days in 2020.Image: timeanddate.com

Our timeanddate.com story on the Earth’s quickening rotation is generating a lot of interest, from the Daily Express to Live Science to USA Today.


Update (17 January): There’s also coverage of the story in Spanish-language media, including an interview with BBC Mundo.

Screenshot from BBC Mundo

Published by Graham Jones

Astrophysicist and science communicator