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What if the Earth stopped spinning? LEARN MORE BELOW!
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Faster Earth-spin physics:

curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php
www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php
www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php


If Earth stopped spinning:

www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0610/nospin.html
astrobob.areavoices.com/2013/07/30/if-the-earth-stops-spinning-wed-be-in-big-trouble/
image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/ask/q1168.html
www.astronomycafe.net/qadir/q2947.html
science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-earth-stopped-spinning.htm
www.spaceanswers.com/solar-system/what-would-happen-if-the-earth-stopped-spinning/
van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php

human dimensions: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~loebinfo/loebinfo/Proportions/humanfigure.html

If Earth stopped spinning VIDEOS:

www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch
www.youtube.com/watch

Why does Earth rotate?

www.youtube.com/watch
www.universetoday.com/14491/why-does-the-earth-rotate/
blog.tiaan.com/link/2010/05/04/simulation-space-debris-forming-accretion-disk

centripetal vs centrifugal:

hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/corf.html
xkcd.com/123/
www.youtube.com/watch
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrifugal_force_(rotating_reference_frame)
www.regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys06/bartgrav/default.htm

curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php

comics:

i.imgur.com/yRxXg.png
www.qwantz.com/index.php

atomic clocks:

www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp50/primary-frequency-standards.cfm
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/acloc.html
archive.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/obj/inms-ienm/images/research_images/cesium_clock_e/energyleveldiagram.gif

time:

www.theatlantic.com/video/index/358609/where-time-comes-from/
travel.fyicenter.com/Time_Zone/What_Are_UTC_UT_and_GMT.php
www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp50/leapsecond.cfm
www.bipm.org/en/scientific/tai/clock_comparisons.html
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast350/timesys.html

Earth slowing down and unstable:

www.scientificamerican.com/article/bad-weather-makes-day-long/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluctuations_in_the_length_of_day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth's_rotation

Earth footage:

visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php
earth.jsc.nasa.gov/Videos/CrewEarthObservationsVideos/
archive.org/details/SVS-1375

Earth and ocean animation by twitter.com/RoryBinks
People flailing animation by Eric Langley
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