The Earth has broken its rotation speed record on itself and the acceleration continues - Evening edition Ouest-France - 08/04/2022

The Earth has broken its rotation speed record on itself and the acceleration continues – Evening edition Ouest-France – 08/04/2022

On June 29, 2022, the Earth set a new rotational speed record: 24 hours minus 1.59 milliseconds. This surprising acceleration, which goes back several years, is however not alarming. Explanations with Christian Bizouard, astronomer of the National Earth Rotation Service, at the Paris Observatory. On June 29, 2022, the Earth completed one rotation in 24 …

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