Tuesday, March 2, 2010

I had big plans for that millisecond

From SPACE.com:

Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth

Apparently, the recent earthquake in Chile actually moved the Earth's mass vertically, changing our rotation and shortening the length of a day by 1.26 milliseconds.

Unfortunately, scientists report the quake had no measurable effects on the length of my daily to do list.

3 comments:

Ann Finkelstein said...

I'm laughing.

Susanne Drazic said...

I like that. My work day hasn't gotten any shorter either.

cath c said...

lol! mr. cynic came to me with this factoid the other day. like i need any time shaved off my life. :P