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No matter what circumference the Earth was, the day length would be the same, assuming the Earth continued to rotate at it's current rate.
Except that's not how it works. Of course the day length wouldn't change if the rotational speed wouldn't change (that's pretty much like saying a=a), but since rotational (angular) velocity is dependent on the radius it would. And the circumference would change as well since it's also dependent on the radius.
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Or what if the Earth is still spinning at the same speed, but the earthquake increased the Earth's circumference by a small amount - Gowing Earth Theory is starting to make even more sense

Lol.. So where did the oceans come from again? Meteors? Good luck with that one lol.
    
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Except that's not how it works. Of course the day length wouldn't change if the rotational speed wouldn't change (that's pretty much like saying a=a), but since rotational (angular) velocity is dependent on the radius it would. And the circumference would change as well since it's also dependent on the radius.
Agreed, I was simply saying that a change in volume alone doesn't mean a change in the length of a day.
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post #44 of 66
Also the geologic record shows that the earth's continents go through periods of being clumped together into a supercontinent, and being broken up into several smaller continents. Pangaea was preceded by Pannotia, which was proceded by Rodinia, etc.

Unless the Earth shrinks periodically to create new supercontinents, growing Earth just don't fit the data.
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NOOO! Not 6.8-microseconds!
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Also the geologic record shows that the earth's continents go through periods of being clumped together into a supercontinent, and being broken up into several smaller continents. Pangaea was preceded by Pannotia, which was proceded by Rodinia, etc.

Unless the Earth shrinks periodically to create new supercontinents, growing Earth just don't fit the data.
You sir have impressed me.
I havent heard any1 speak of such Continents for over 2 years now.
Not rly common sense and yes you are correct the Growing Earth with the resources and the data we have at the moment is not possible.
It is also a theory to be proved wrong imo.

so... things that probably are impossible now might not be with time?
post #47 of 66
Some other interesting tidbits.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...-nuclear-plant

At the end of the article, they mention that the main island of Japan was shifted by 2.4 meters, and that the Earth's axis was changed by about 24 centimeters.
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It's not a measurement. It's a calculated estimation using approximate magnitude and direction of forces.
Regardless of semantics it's still a measurement of some kind with some sort of precision and error--is the error greater than a microsecond?
    
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Except that on average the earth's rotation is slowing down by 17 microseconds/year thanks to the tidal forces of the moon.
    
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So that means time is going faster now?

Relative to my position I calculate the mass of Earth divided by the change in time, multiplied by the gravitational pull of Luna's mass distributed by the median sum of Sol's plasma dispersion mechanism magnified by the constant of the elliptical drag of the Kuiper Belt's unidimensional pull on a latter tug forcing the zenith to expose a sum multiplied by the radius of Jupiter and subtracting then dividing the diameter of Earth by the solar winds electrically charged photons smashing the neutrons which are composite when applied to the theory of relativity if you assume that E=MC^2.

The answer to that is yes, 2+2=4 and the Earth day is shorter making time faster. Yay!
    
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