Why do we need leap seconds?

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Why do we need leap seconds?
« on: 01/07/2015 14:07:22 »
Scientists sporadically need to add or deduct seconds from
our clocks but if our timekeeping is so accurate, why do we
need to do it?
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« Last Edit: 01/07/2015 14:07:22 by _system »