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Did Quake Speed Earth's Spin?

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. Robby

    Robby The Robot

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    A NASA scientist says the devastating Dec. 26 earthquake off Sumatra may have caused the planet to spin 3 millionths of a second faster and wobble about an inch on its axis. But scientists don't think such tiny shifts will have long-term effects.

    [Full article @ Wired]
     
  2. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    So I guess this means we are all getting old faster, eh?
    :(
     
  3. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    I don't know about you but I'm going to be a kid forever! :P
     
  4. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    When I wake up from my nap I get to go back out to the sandbox!
     
  5. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    My wife keeps telling me that if/when we have kids that she's already prepared for it after marrying me. Wonder what she means by that.... :puzzled:



    :giveup:
     

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