[tz] The case against time zones
lester at lsces.co.uk
Fri Aug 15 21:27:39 UTC 2014
On 15/08/14 21:02, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
>>> No, it's the length of the earth day that is changing over time as
>>> > > earth's rotation slows due to natural forces.
>>> > > http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/why-in-the-jurassic-era-an-earth-day-may-have-been-only-23-hours-long/2013/09/23/a75c548a-f2dc-11e2-ae43-b31dc363c3bf_story.html
>> > Long term yes. Shorter term, say next 100 years, a small increase in
>> > period of a second would be a suitable alternative to the 'problem' of
>> > leap seconds ...
> At the cost of changing every physical constant, starting with the force of
> gravity and the speed of light.
Helps to type first :(
Finally somebody spotted the problem ...
But if the original calculation of number of cycles for a second was
wrong everything is wrong now anyway? :(
Lester Caine - G8HFL
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