PAESTA Podcast Series: Episode 5 - Why Do We Add Leap Day Every Four Years?

Episode 05 podcast

You Asked, We Answered!

Listen to Dr. Chris Palma and student Kevin Toney from The Pennsylvania State University speak about the science behind Leap Day! Questions addressed in the podcast include:

  • Why are we adding this extra day?
  • We add this one day every four years - that should solve everything , right?
  • There's a little error -  how do we solve it?
  • How accurate is our current system?

If you have any follow-up questions about this podcast, please contact the podcast author Chris Palma ( (link sends e-mail))