Blog Author: Astrodamus

Why the Greenwich Meridian Isn’t Where it Used to Be

Why the Greenwich Meridian Isn’t Where it Used to Be

Astrodamus - 8/11/2015

Visitors to the “Prime Meridian of the World” at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich are often surprised that their GPS receivers display a longitud...

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New book about future course of civil timekeeping released

New book about future course of civil timekeeping released

Astrodamus - 1/2/2014

The American Astronautical Society (AAS) just published the landmark title “Requirements for UTC and Civil Timekeeping on Earth,” a book detailing expert opinions about the present and future course of civil timekeeping.

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