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1 day is not 24 h

  1. Nov 28, 2003 #1
    according to these theories; I belive every following day a day is becomming shorter. but we dont feel it.
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  3. Nov 28, 2003 #2


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    There are actually 4 simulataneous 24-hour days:

    http://www.timecube.com/ [Broken]

    On a serious note, the days are getting longer as the Earth 'slows down', If I remember correctly during the jurassic period one day was only 23 hours long.
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