[time-nuts] clock and cannon at noon story

Sanjeev Gupta ghane0 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 20:46:40 EST 2014


On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:22 AM, Michael Blazer <mblazer at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> Wouldn't the watchmaker notice that his clock is always a few seconds
> fast? If the cannon is a mile away, the watchmaker would be adjusting the
> clock so that 'noon' would sound around tea time after about 10 years.
>

So?  Surely you do not wish to constrain Civil Time to the Earth Rotation
Angle!  We will insert a negative leap hour while waiting for the scones.

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Sanjeev Gupta
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