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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Apr 19 10:39:02 EDT 2007


In message <46277C8C.80402 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:

You mean when all the overweight pensioners move to Florida ?

Yeah, I guess that would be measurable...

>Are you sure this isn't due to McDonalds of Hamburger, and
>Global Widening... of Girth?
>
>-Chuck Harris
>
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> 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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