[LEAPSECS] move over sailors
sla at ucolick.org
Fri May 20 21:14:05 EDT 2011
According to this podcast the concept of Greenwich Mean Time
originated with railroads in 1840.
I guess it's sorry to all you sailors and the almanacs from before that.
Steve Allen <sla at ucolick.org> WGS-84 (GPS)
UCO/Lick Observatory--ISB Natural Sciences II, Room 165 Lat +36.99855
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Santa Cruz, CA 95064 http://www.ucolick.org/~sla/ Hgt +250 m
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