[tz] [PATCH] * NEWS, Theory: Update info about Mars time, citing Chmielewski.

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Tue Mar 3 08:56:30 UTC 2015

 NEWS   |  2 ++
 Theory | 10 +++++++---
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index dfda622..b6a306f 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -19,6 +19,8 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes
     Cite the recent Mexican decree changing Quintana Roo's time zone.
     (Thanks to Carlos Raúl Perasso.)
+    Update info about Mars time.
 Release 2015a - 2015-01-29 22:35:20 -0800
diff --git a/Theory b/Theory
index e9be715..9861a4f 100644
--- a/Theory
+++ b/Theory
@@ -717,9 +717,11 @@ Mittelalters und der Neuzeit_, herausgegeben von Dr. O. Grotefend
 ----- Time and time zones on Mars -----
-Some people have adjusted their work schedules to fit Mars time.
-Dozens of special Mars watches were built for Jet Propulsion
-Laboratory workers who kept Mars time during the Mars Exploration
+Some people's work schedules use Mars time.  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
+(JPL) coordinators have kept Mars time on and off at least since 1997
+for the Mars Pathfinder mission.  Some of their family members have
+also adapted to Mars time.  Dozens of special Mars watches were built
+for JPL workers who kept Mars time during the Mars Exploration
 Rovers mission (2004).  These timepieces look like normal Seikos and
 Citizens but use Mars seconds rather than terrestrial seconds.
@@ -760,6 +762,8 @@ Jia-Rui Chong, "Workdays Fit for a Martian", Los Angeles Times
 (2004-01-14), pp A1, A20-A21.
+Tom Chmielewski, "Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars", The Atlantic (2015-02-26)
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