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NASA Reveals Friday Was The Shortest Day On Record

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  • Scientists from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that on Friday the Earth completed its rotation in less than 24 hours with 1.59 milliseconds less than its usual spin.
  • Previously, the fastest day was recorded on July 19, 2020, when the Earth’s rotation was completed in 1.47 milliseconds less than 24 hours. Yet, that same year, on July 26, another shortest day was recorded with 1.50 milliseconds less.

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