[LEAPSECS] nails in the coffin of mean solar time
dot at dotat.at
Fri Jun 15 03:29:40 EDT 2007
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Steve Allen wrote:
> There is no practical difference now, but the passage would relinquish
> almost any notion of sovereignty of the US over the characteristics of
> its legal time scale. If BIPM/CGPM were to redefine the meter as
> something which changed from its current value in a quadratic sense
> there would be general outrage. These bills would give ITU-R leave
> to redefine the notion of day and night for the US.
But wouldn't this be following a suggestion and encouragement from the US?
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NORTH IRISH SEA: NORTHEAST 5 TO 7, BACKING NORTH 4 OR 5. MODERATE OR ROUGH.
RAIN OR SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD, OCCASIONALLY POOR.
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