Posts Tagged ‘speed’

The Geocentric Days Are Gone…

January 2, 2008

I just signed up for blog365, a sort of year-long blogging NaNo. This is partly to console myself after my inglorious failure at said NaNo last year. The idea is to post something every day for the year – something I’m sure those of you bemoaning my infrequent articles must be gladdened to hear. Don’t all clamour at once…

In principle, I’ve already lost blog365 because I didn’t post anything yesterday – but fortunately there’s a leap day coming up which I’ll use to catch up. Anyway, today’s article is inspired by something in the blog365 headline which mentions a lap around the Sun. I wondered: how fast is the Earth moving?
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