[ntp:questions] A Suggestion For Abolishing the Leap Second

Quadibloc jsavard at ecn.ab.ca
Mon Jun 4 23:18:23 UTC 2007

jlevine wrote:
>    Yes, this idea was proposed some time ago, and it is currently
> being
> pushed pretty hard by the folks who need to plan for going to Mars.
> Some
> version of this idea will probably be adopted if/when space travel
> becomes
> more common. However, the idea that the rotating geoid (which is the
> basis for the current SI defintion) is the center of the universe will
> not
> be easy to overcome.

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