[ntp:questions] Re: Bulletin C 28 -- NO positive leap second at the end of December 2004

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Thu Oct 14 07:35:36 UTC 2004

Mxsmanic wrote:

> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht writes:
>>Maybe pumping all that oil from those equatorial countries and moving
>>it to higher latitudes wasn't such a bright idea after all.  I guess
>>we'll have to move something of roughly equal mass from our latitude
>>back there to return to the old moment of inertia.  Oh wait a second.
>>George Bush already did that last spring.  Are we seeing any slowing
>>down of the rotation yet?
> It takes quite a mental preoccupation to see an opportunity for
> irrelevant political comment even in scholarly discussions of the
> planet's rotation.

Either that or a mind willing to see a joke even without an explicit smiley?


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