[time-nuts] Lifetime of glass containers
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Jun 15 15:23:40 EDT 2009
dave at uk-ar.co.uk said:
> Or as someone else suggested, use a Glass container. So long as you
> don't want it to last for many 100's of years, as Glass is not a
> solid, it is a "super cooled fluid" and as such it flows like Ice over
> time, just that it takes much much longer to do so!
As best as I can tell, the glass-is-a-liquid story is bunk.
I was going to ask if anybody had tried to measure it. That seems like something a time-nut would know about.
The astronomers have been running tests for years. Their mirrors don't seem to sag enough to notice, and they are very good at noticing tiny distortions.
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