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Why 2021 could be a shorter year than normal – BBC News

After the last 12 months we have all had, you might be pleased to know 2021 will be the shortest year in decades.

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The Earth is moving faster than it ever has in the last 50 years, scientists have discovered, and experts believe that 2021 is going to be the shortest year in decades.
But don’t get too excited. It’s not nearly Christmas again… In fact, you probably won’t even notice the difference as it will only be shorter by a matter of milliseconds.
This is because the Earth is spinning faster on its axis quicker than it has done in decades and the days are therefore a tiny bit shorter.
It is not completely…

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