The Secular Acceleration of the Earth’s Rotation and Cosmology

  • R. H. Dicke


This paper treats one of the venerable subjects of classical astronomy, a subject which largely through the work of Munk and MacDonald (1960) has been shown to be of considerable importance to geophysics. The motivation for the present article is neither astronomy nor geophysics, but rather physics, although several results of geophysical interest appear as by-products.


Drift Rate Differential Rotation Rotational Acceleration Radiogenic Heat Eclipse Observation 
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