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    Re: Navigation News article on leap seconds.
    From: Jared Sherman
    Date: 2005 Oct 9, 18:09 -0400

    
    
    But if a billion Chinese each picked up a rock and threw it eastward, once a day
    every day, the Earth would accordingly spin faster.
    
    It is left as a trivial calculation to the reader to determine the required mass
    of the rocks to offset the typical slowing of the earth.
    
    
    

       
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