[time-nuts] clock and cannon at noon story

Sanjeev Gupta ghane0 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 21:33:17 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.

You jest, Sir!  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

Sanjeev Gupta
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