[LEAPSECS] Leap seconds win an IgNobel prize!
dot at dotat.at
Thu Sep 22 20:24:46 EDT 2016
The full details should be posted at http://www.improbable.com/ig/winners/ but in the mean time (as it were) here is a teaser from their live-tweeting of the awards ceremony. (This is not the best award of the year, by a long shot!)
> What mischief could you do in a leap second? A lot, says Eric Maskin. By manipulating stock prices, you could make a big profit.
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