[LEAPSECS] What timekeeping system should the Terra Nova settlers use?

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Mon Oct 3 13:03:16 EDT 2011

On 2011 Oct 3, at 07:15, Rob Seaman wrote:

> Sending this [...] on route to the Philadelphia UTC meeting.


> the moon was absolutely colossal in the sky

They must have arrived in September and that was the harvest moon
One hopes that by year 2149 we'll have a good answer for the topic
of this list.

That whole sequence was to establish geek cred for the characters,
along with their utter disregard for the authorities they left ahead.
I suspect this tells us much more about the hangups of Braga, Echevarria,
Fury, Spielberg, etc. than it has to do with technical issues.

That same may be true for the topic of this list.

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