[LEAPSECS] Long live UT1

From: Ed Davies <ls_at_edavies.nildram.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 18:42:32 +0000

Ken Pizzini wrote:

> Right, but in its way UT1 is "king" because that is the measure of
> earth-position time which is used in the definition of our current
> time standard, UTC.

UT1 might be "king" but TAI is the "parliament" and this is a
consitutional monarchy. I guess that makes UTC the government,
looking to everybody like it's in charge but actually kicked
back and forward between the other two.
Received on Thu Jan 30 2003 - 10:53:56 PST

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