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Earth's rotation is the rotation of the planet Earth around its own axis. The Earth rotates from the ... Not until Nicolaus Copernicus in 1543 adopted a heliocentric world system did the earth'...

What makes the Earth rotate? (Intermediate) - Curious About ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... ... when my 7yr old son asked me "What makes our earth turn (rotate) ? ... so you don't need to have any input energy to keep it spinning.

What makes the world go 'round | Physics Forums - The Fusion of ...

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Jul 23, 2003 ... In short, what makes the world go around is basically the sun's ... The earth spins on its axis because as the earth formed, the material was ...

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Jul 21, 2011 ... The Earth spins on its axis, completing a full revolution every day. ... East from the West? and it doesn't matter where in the world you are? ... that the Earth spins relevant to the sun but at a slower rate which makes them seem ...

Probing Question: Why does the Earth rotate? - Phys.org

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Aug 6, 2007 ... We spend our lives on a spinning globe -- it takes only 24 hours to notice that, as night follows day and the cycle repeats. But what causes Earth ...

newtonian mechanics - What makes the Earth keep spinning ...

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Jun 22, 2012 ... I agree with the previous answer. Angular momentum, something the earth has because of its rotation about its axis, can only be changed when ...

I am curious as to what causes the Earth's spin, and why does the ...

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This is due to the same conservation of angular momentum principle that makes skaters and divers spin more rapidly when they bring their arms closer to their ...

Who put the spin on planet Earth? › Bernie's Basics (ABC Science)

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Oct 28, 2010 ... All known planets are round, and they all spin. ... Gravity stops planets from having corners, but angular momentum makes the world go round.

Why can't we feel Earth's spin? | Earth | EarthSky

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Jan 16, 2015 ... We can't feel Earth's rotation or spin because we're all moving with it, at the ... the world's great thinkers upheld the geocentric (Earth-centered) idea of .... We humans make observations and when we get the same result, time ...

How does the world rotate? – Observations - Powerhouse Museum

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Sep 23, 2010 ... Michael Van Tiel I think you have forgotten how the world rotates… ... The Earth spins around its axis once a day or every 24 hours. ... The Earth's yearly motion around the Sun makes the Sun appear to make one backwards ...

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Why Does the Earth Spin? - Universe Today

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Sep 12, 2013 ... In a classic episode of this video series, I did the calculations for how fast the Earth is spinning. We know the Earth is rotating, but why? Why is it ...

Why is Earth rotating? Did it always have the ... - NASA Space Place

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Earth's graceful 24-hour rotation rate is one of the traits that makes our planet so ... the rest of the spinning disk clumped together to produce the planets, moons, ...

Why does Earth spin? | Cool Cosmos

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Earth spins because of the way it was formed. Our Solar System formed about 4.6 billion years ago when a huge cloud of gas and dust started to collapse under ...