[tz] The case against time zones

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Fri Aug 15 20:02:18 UTC 2014

Lester Caine said:
> > 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.

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