[time-nuts] Next Aug 21 eclipse and time flow

Michael Wouters michaeljwouters at gmail.com
Mon May 29 04:13:14 EDT 2017

Apologies, I didn't read the paper carefully enough. The original claim
does appear to be for a comparison of like clocks eg Cs vs Cs, with a claim
of greater effects for a comparison of clocks in and out of the eclipse


On Mon, 29 May 2017 at 8:20 am, iovane--- via time-nuts <time-nuts at febo.com>

> On august 21 2017 a solar eclipse will sweep USA from coast to coast. A
> lifetime opportunity to do coordinated experiments to check this or that.
> One of the questions that doesn't have a final answer yet is whether or not
> solar eclipses could affect the flow of time. They exist conflicting
> reports: Negative:
> http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v402/n6763/full/402749a0.html
> Positive: http://home.t01.itscom.net/allais/blackprior/zhou/zhou-1.pdf
> http://home.t01.itscom.net/allais/blackprior/zhou/zhou-2.pdfPersonally I
> believe that the positive results were due to spurious responses of the
> atomic clocks to something else than gravity, or the clocks failed for some
> reason (e.g. jumping crystals then steered), or lower quality clocks had
> been sold to China. Anyway the recorded data do show an anomaly.As far as I
> know, no atomic clock tests are planned anywhere for that circumstance, but
> sincerely I don't believe this is the truth.Maybe the US time-nuts
> community, using its plenty
>  of atomic clocks, could give the final answer doing tests during the
> above mentioned eclipse.US time-nuts, what about the idea of doing
> yourselves a large scale coordinated test? Or do you actually believe that
> this question is already definitively closed?(Even discovering that atomic
> clocks might respond to someting else than gravity would be of great
> interest).Antonio I8IOV
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