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The Earth's Variable Rotation: Geophysical Causes and Consequences (Cambridge Monographs on Mechanics)

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Astronomers have long noted that the Earth does not rotate uniformly about an axis fixed in the planet, that both the length-of-day and the direction of the rotation axis vary periodically and irregularly by small amounts. These variations are an immediate consequence of the Earth not being a rigid body.


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