[LEAPSECS] Far past and far future

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Tue May 24 18:58:12 EDT 2011

On Tue 2011-05-24T23:01:35 +0100, Clive D.W. Feather hath writ:

> Lunar laser ranging says that the length of day is increasing by about

> 2.3ms per century in the long term.


> But how long term is that?

40 years

> Does anyone have figures on how far back or

> forward I can project based on that figure? What was the length of the day

> in the time of the dinosaurs?

If there's a better reference than Williams somebody please say so.

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