[LEAPSECS] You think we've got problems...

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Fri Feb 10 23:44:12 EST 2012

On Feb 10, 2012, at 8:37 PM, Steve Allen wrote:

> On Fri 2012-02-10T17:54:28 -0700, Rob Seaman hath writ:

>> http://www.universetoday.com/93494/is-venus-rotation-slowing-down/


> We need a Venus lander which can remain in operation for a year while

> delta VLBI measurements are made of its transmissions.

Apparently we'll need it to last a few decades or centuries.

> In other news, folks who need to keep track of sunshine on the Mars

> rover might want to patronize

> http://www.executivejewelers.com/jewelscart2000/store/jewelscart2000_listCategoriesAndProducts.asp?idCategory=10

Or for the Martian Nevil Maskelynes among us:


> but the real tear jerker of the day is how leap seconds might be

> related to the lack of births of virtual pony babies

Words have finally failed me.


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