[LEAPSECS] Nit-pick: SI second

Mark Calabretta mcalabre at atnf.csiro.au
Thu Feb 10 19:22:09 EST 2011

On Thu 2011/02/10 16:34:19 PDT, Rob Seaman wrote
in a message to: Leap Second Discussion List <leapsecs at leapsecond.com>

> "Unfortunately, Sagnac's experiment has never been performed

>accurately enough to discern whether the period of absolute rotation is

>the solar day of 24 hours or the sidereal day of 23 hours, 56 minutes."

Heartfelt thanks to the Association for Biblical Astronomy for a
light-hearted interlude.

>...I wonder what they make of the CMB dipole anisotropy?

Or Foucault's pendulum.

Mark Calabretta

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