[LEAPSECS] Leap Second Announced by IERS (fwd)
seaman at noao.edu
Fri Jul 4 13:36:59 EDT 2008
On Jul 4, 2008, at 10:24 AM, Tom Van Baak wrote:
>> A positive leap second will be introduced at the end of December
> Good. I guessed right this time:
And Poul-Henning and I owe each other a beer, should we ever find
ourselves in the same locale :-) (I'll be in Portland, OR next week,
Santa Barbara at the beginning of August, Baltimore in October, Québec
On Apr 9, 2008, at 8:45 AM, Rob Seaman wrote:
>> On Apr 9, 2008, at 6:53 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>> Should we make an informal bet on when the next leap second
>>> happens ?
>> I'll take December 2008. A Carlsberg Elephant (what do the locals
>> drink?) versus your choice from the Nimbus brewery in Tucson?
> That was my guess too...
> Elephants are falling out of fashion here, along with pretty much
> any other Carlsberg product. In the last couple of years Denmark
> has gone from 8 to several thousand (mostly micro-)breweries as a
> tasteful revolution against industrialized beer has taken hold.
> But I'll promise you a good beer if you pop around here, no matter
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