The Tidal Strain on the Earth

Abstract

IN the early days of exact geodynamics, under the inspiration mainly of Lord Kelvin (cf. Thomson and Tait, “Nat. Phil.”), the problem of detecting the effect of the moon on gravity, for a yielding earth, excited much attention, leading to pendulum observations by George and Horace Darwin that, however, turned out to be more important for the incipient… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/132313a0

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