[time-nuts] Pendulums & Atomic Clocks & Gravity

Bill Beam wbeam at gci.net
Sat May 26 15:09:29 EDT 2007

On Sat, 26 May 2007 10:17:55 -0700, Brooke Clarke wrote:

>I expect that in not too many years the official master clocks will no longer 
>be on Earth, but instead in satellites.  There "g" is precisely known to be 
>zero.  Since GPS satellites are excellent for time transfer that's where they 
>will be.  The ensemble will be the full constellation.

This is 'precisely' not true.  It's back to Physics 101 for you.  Look for
g=GM/r^2....  This is just classical physics, not including relativity.


Bill Beam

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