[time-nuts] Global warming to shorten day by 0.12msec

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Apr 19 10:04:22 EDT 2007


According to the local engineering paper, Felix Landerer
from Max Planck in Hamburg has run the IPCC numbers through
the math and found that in 2200 Earth will rotate .12 msec
faster due to mass redistributions.

The Moon's tidal friction slows it down by 0.23 msec/century
it says.

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