[Python-ideas] OT: slowing rotation [was: High Precision datetime]

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu May 17 15:53:03 EDT 2018

On 05/17/2018 12:13 PM, Tim Peters wrote:

> Other things can cause the Earth's rotation to speed up temporarily
> (like some major geological events), but they've only been able to
> overcome factors acting to slow rotation for brief periods, and never
> yet got near to overcoming them by a full second.

How long before the earth stops rotating?  When it does, will we be tide-locked with the sun, or will an earth day 
become an earth year?

Inquiring-minds-want-to-know'ly yrs;


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