magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Oct 26 17:24:42 UTC 2008
Lux, James P wrote:
> On 10/26/08 9:45 AM, "Burt I. Weiner" <biwa at att.net> wrote:
>> Except for the flat or pointy places.
>> Burt, K6OQK
>> At 05:00 AM 10/26/2008, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote
>>> At 10:44 PM 10/25/2008, Gretchen Baxter wrote...
>>>> I went to http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
>>>> I saw that it was 10:35 in New York but in Adelaide it was 1:05 PM and
>>>> New Delhi 8:05.
>>>> How can that be?
>>> The world is round.
> In the context of time-nuts, where we denigrate mere 1 ppm accuracy and talk
> about parts in 1E12 and more.. The Earth, being ellipsoidal by about a part
> in 300, is hardly "round".
OK... it's a fairly ellipsoid object... and not flat.
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