[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system

Roger Stapleton jrs at st-andrews.ac.uk
Mon Sep 6 06:47:23 EDT 2010

On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <FD9F9D07-2A21-4F72-A10A-F7B91B7C1678 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>> On Sep 5, 2010, at 8:00 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:


>> Oh! Other than astronomy - the one and only place we've looked

>> sufficiently well enough to know the answer.


> So far I don't recall one single example having been proffered outside

> astronomy ?

Perhaps there is nobody on this list who designs and builds sundials?
They are usually artsist/craftsman and NOT astronomers.



> This argument of yours would be a lot stronger if you could at least

> identify the index-case for the class.


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