This podcast originally appeared on Pythagoras Trousers episode 73 on March 26th 2012.


This is an interview with Dr. Peter Whibberley from the National Physics Laboratory, and went out on March 26th 2012. Earlier on in the year the International Telecommunication Union’s Radiocommunication Assembly conference was held in Geneva, and Dr. Whibberley went as the UK’s representative. The main topic of discussion at the conference was to decide whether or not it was worth keeping the leap second. I wanted to interview Dr. Whibberley to find out what the results of the discussions were.

Go to the orginal article here or listen below