[LEAPSECS] Consensus building?

Daniel R. Tobias dan at tobias.name
Wed Feb 2 08:47:35 EST 2011

On 2 Feb 2011 at 8:32, Gerard Ashton wrote:

> - the SI second is part of a coherent system of units and redefinition

> of the second would

> disturb the definition of most other units

You could have multiple types of seconds, like you have troy and
avoirdupois ounces, and U.S. and imperial gallons.

NASA is already using a Martian second, based on subdividing the
solar day of Mars, that is a different length from the SI or Earth
rotation seconds.

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