[extropy-chat] Antarctica timezone(s)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sun Jun 4 15:37:40 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 01:31:34PM +0200, Anders Sandberg wrote:

> I wonder how much we can simply do away with tying the cyclic part of time
> (days and years) to cyclic natural phenomena. On the moon days do not

Well, there already is TAI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Atomic_Time
upon which UTC is defined: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTC

> work, so it is not too hard to have a clock unlinked to nature. On Mars,
> sols probably do matter for most probes and visitors, so the clock need to
> be linked.

What we need is a number of synchronized high-precision oscillators
driving a time standard, normalized for absolute rest and for flat

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