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Originally Posted by Zen00 View Post
It is rather important though, for high accuracy GPS systems. They have to recalibrate for the rotation difference of the Earth.
Uh It'd take idk how long but a very long time for them to get off track.
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post #12 of 66
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Uh It'd take idk how long but a very long time for them to get off track.
40.88 milliseconds over 70 years. So, maybe a few feet error over 70 years.

Edit: 18.96 meters error in 70 years. Or 27 centimeters per year.

I'm pretty sure orbit isn't that accurate.
Edited by theCanadian - 3/11/11 at 8:25pm
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The day changes over a year from the moon more than any of the earthquakes have changed it. Every year it adds about 17 microseconds.
Edited by AMDPhenomX4 - 3/11/11 at 8:29pm
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1.6 ms? That is life or death in a FPS!
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Lol how? Where did the force come from?
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1.6 ms? That is life or death in a FPS!
This is microseconds, not milliseconds.
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we're going faster in time relative to the rest of the universe
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Originally Posted by Cesaro Summability View Post
1.6 ms? That is life or death in a FPS!
It's 1.6 microseconds, 1.6 milliseconds is
16,000 1,600 microseconds. No human could perceive such a small change.
Edited by lordikon - 3/11/11 at 10:06pm
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post #19 of 66
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
It's 1.6 microseconds, 1.6 milliseconds is
16,000 microseconds. No human could perceive such a small change.
Fail.
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Originally Posted by AMDPhenomX4 View Post
Fail.
The math is wrong, the point is not. No human can perceive that amount of time.
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