Re: Fish in Space

From: Ross A. Finlayson (
Date: Sun Jan 07 2001 - 17:14:53 MST

Damien Broderick wrote:

> At 10:02 AM 7/01/01 -0500, Ross wrote:
> >Also, on Mercury, as it doesn't spin as it revolves around the Sun but points
> >towards it, half of Mercury is always pointed towards the Sun and the
> other half
> >dark, like Earth's Moon.
> Whaaaat? Mercury's day does not equal its year; this has been known for
> decades. Half of the Moon is not always dark, one reason to bite your lip
> in fury when people refer to the `dark side of the Moon' when they mean the
> `far side of the Moon' (in relation to Earth).
> Damien Broderick

As they say in Japan, "my bad." I was already informed of my misunderstanding. I
realize the point the same face towards the Earth, not the Sun. It was an invalid
statement and inference that I made. The falsehood of my previous statement is


Ross Andrew Finlayson
Finlayson Consulting
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"The best mathematician in the world is Maplev in Ontario."  - Pertti L.

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