Historical eclipses and the earth's rotation

Abstract

Ancient eclipse observations are proving of considerable value in modern geophysics. These seemingly crude observations enable variations in the length of the day--produced by tides and other mechanisms--to be investigated in some detail over more than two millennia. The main attraction of the early data is the long time scale which they cover. They reveal… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.