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Talk:Scientists say the moon is slowly shrinking

Review of revision 1081458 [Passed]Edit

Lack of precision and exclusive use of a non-international system of measurementEdit

1) "[...] it has shrunk about 325 feet." In its diameter? In its circumference? In its radius? The data provided in this article is meaningless without such indication.

2) The use of a non-international measurement system, especially applied to a scientific topic, shows a parochial approach to the presentation of the information provided. The writer assumes only US readers have access to the Internet. The US and Liberia are currently the only countries still using the US system. Any news article intended for an international audience should have the courtesy to provide measurements in both systems (as the three sources quoted did).

—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Xolotl (talkcontribs) 04:30, 23 August 2010

Right! Fixed. --InfantGorilla (talk) 09:36, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Dead LinkEdit

The first source link to the AP article is dead. Kariudo (talk) 03:43, 6 January 2011 (UTC)

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