coordinated universal time


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Coordinated Universal Time is apparently 32 seconds behind International Atomic Time because one adds leap seconds and the other doesn't.
32-bit platforms are designed to perform time and date-related calculations, and manipulations correctly from 1/1/1970 00:00:00 through 1/18/2038 22:14:09 (2147483647) Coordinated Universal Time.
Audio clips and video animations explain topics like the disappearance of the Aral Sea, plate tectonics and Coordinated Universal Time.
The computers that "count" the seconds for the USNO's clocks are instructed to add one integral second to their real-time realization of Coordinated Universal Time, or UTC, at the end of the final minute of the UTC day, according to Chester.
This would mean that every 80 years or so we would move about a minute further away from GMT, the method first adopted in Britain in 1847 and used by the rest of the world before the introduction of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) - essentially the same measurement - in 1972.
Nowadays, the consequent gradual lengthening of the Earth's day is taken into account in the calculation of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), with the addition of an extra 'leap second' in certain years.
At the heart of the matter is the proposal to abolish the so-called leap second to adjust to the earth s rotation in relation to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the current standard for measuring time.
Naval Observatory is going to add a "leap second" to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on December 31, 2008.
One of the first PCI-based modules to provide a level of timing accuracy to 50 nanoseconds of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the bus cards also support one of the widest variety of time codes available - over 30 inputs/outputs to choose from.
The service includes access to a National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST)-certified GPS antenna as well as Network Time Protocol (NTP) and Precision Time Protocol (PTP) connectivity with nanosecond accuracy to the Coordinated Universal Time UTC(NIST) timescale.
ITU experts and membership along with other organizations have been studying the consequences of eliminating the so-called leap second to adjust to the earth s rotation in relation to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the current standard for measuring time.
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