Tuesday, March 02, 2010

That Chilean earthquake ...

... really made a mess of things!
“The length of the day should have gotten shorter by 1.26 microseconds (millionths of a second),” Gross told Bloomberg in an email. “The axis about which the Earth’s mass is balanced should have moved by 3 inches.”

1 comment:

RPS77 said...

When people complain that they just don't seem to have as much time in a day as they used to, it turns out that they're right!