[time-nuts] Q/noise of Earth as an oscillator

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Mon Aug 1 00:00:56 EDT 2016

time at radio.sent.com said:
> As I pointed out, what's the difference between an inertial body moving in a
> straight line and a rotating body?

The rotating body has a natural unit of time so there is a convenient way to 
make Q dimensionless.

For linear motion, the natural unit of decay would be the time constant.

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