Why spring is a tiny bit shorter each year

March 24, 2015 2:33 PM

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Why spring is a tiny bit shorter each year

A honey bee, right, didn't waste any time locating a few crocus flowers blooming Thursday, March 12, 2015, on Aberdeen Avenue in Alton, Ill. (AP Photo/The Telegraph, John Badman)

Prepare for a spring that's about 30 seconds shorter than last year's, which was 30 seconds shorter than the one before. The changing length of the season is related to the tilt of the Earth's axis, LiveScience reports.

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