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Good Thinking: Leap Year

by Dr. Don Kuehle

Leap Year! How did it happen?

The actual length of a solar year is a little less than 365.25 days. When Julius Ceasar reformed the calendar, he figured exactly 365.25 days per year; he arranged that every fourth year, the month of February should have 29 days. Henceforth, by the 1500’s, the Calendar Year was off by 10 whole days! How does one account for 10

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