[LEAPSECS] At the centre of time

Richard B. Langley lang at UNB.ca
Tue Oct 20 11:31:05 EDT 2009

At the centre of time

By Lucy Rodgers
BBC News

Without it international travel would be in turmoil and calling friends in faraway
places at the right time impossible. Exactly 125 years after the Greenwich Meridian
line was drawn, how and why did Britain become the centre of time?


Richard B. Langley E-mail: lang at unb.ca
Geodetic Research Laboratory Web: http://www.unb.ca/GGE/
Dept. of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Phone: +1 506 453-5142
University of New Brunswick Fax: +1 506 453-4943
Fredericton, N.B., Canada E3B 5A3
Fredericton? Where's that? See: http://www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/

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