Sizing up a new measuring ruler for t...

Sizing up a new measuring ruler for the solar system

There are 2 comments on the New Scientist story from Sep 17, 2012, titled Sizing up a new measuring ruler for the solar system. In it, New Scientist reports that:

The sun still shines as bright, but according to the International Astronomical Union , its precise distance from us has just changed.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Sep 19, 2012
Handy for the metrology people.

This needed to be done as a result of comparison & contrast of all those new extrasolar planetary systems.

Have a nice day: Ag

Zhengzhou, China

#2 Sep 20, 2012
The sun still shines as usual, the earth still rotate around the sun. The distance is still its distance.

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