Endless days

日期:2018-02-21 01:03:51 作者:堵刹 阅读:

IF YOUR day seems too long, blame the oceans. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, have shown that tiny changes in the Earth’s rotation match those predicted by computer models of oceanic circulation (Science, vol 281, p 1656). The Earth has a limited amount of spin divided among all the mass on the planet. So if the oceans spin faster,