[LEAPSECS] The man in the moon's too slow
sdaoden at yandex.com
Fri Jan 23 16:43:09 EST 2015
Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:
|On Jan 23, 2015, at 5:33 AM, Steffen Nurpmeso <sdaoden at yandex.com> wrote:
|> This is logical. I indeed have *no* idea on what can happen, \
|> which is one of the reasons that i am on this list, because \
|> so many specialists from many different specialist fields \
|> can (or could) show up. For example i didn't know that \
|> even snow storms have a measurable effect on earth rotation.
|It's a question of scale. A snow storm (even Snowpiercer) \
|will not trigger a negative leap second. Maybe if you ran \
|the Snowpiercer train in reverse?
I haven't seen that film. (And i don't think i will.)
In Thailand they have tried for many years to inject -- was it
silver iodide -- to gain rain where they need it.
|> Does anyone really know what this will mean on the long run.
|Morrison and Stephenson: http://ucolick.org/~sla/leapsecs/ancient.pdf
I'll read what follows, but i referred to what'd happen if the
slowdown / speedup what happen in the few decades that the RR can
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