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Longest night

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Longest night

With the slowing  down of the spin of the earth making the day length 2e-5 seconds longer each year, is tonight the longest night ever  (to date) Cheesy
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Re: Longest night

Ah but the glass half full side to this is as it's the shortest day things can only get brighter longer.
Until it gets to the longest day ever?
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Re: Longest night

The rate of slowing is actually 1.4 milliseconds per 100 years approx.  Smiley
Edit- Sorry is that scientific notation you are using?
To do is to be - Neitzsche
To be is to do - Kant
do be do be do - Sinatra