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Days Were Half An Hour Shorter 70 million Years Ago

March 10, 2020 - General
Days were shorter during the time of the dinosaurs.  Source: Kovalenko I / Adobe Stock

Earth turned faster at the end of the time of the dinosaurs than it does today, rotating 372 times a year, compared to the current 365, according to a new study of fossil mollusk shells from the late Cretaceous. 

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