[time-nuts] UTC and leap seconds

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Fri Jun 11 07:37:34 EDT 2010


Hi

There's a very real chance at a Nobel Prize if you can prove us all wrong ....

The simplest answer is celestial navigation. More or less:

When the sun rose 100 years ago the stars looked like this. Today when the sun rises, the stars are in slightly different positions. You obviously have to correct for all sorts of things to draw that conclusion. 

Bob

On Jun 11, 2010, at 6:01 AM, iovane at inwind.it wrote:

> 
> I was wondering, why we assume that  Earth's rotation is slowing down, instead 
> that clocks are speeding up?
> 
> Antonio I8IOV
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