What If The Earth Stopped Spinning?

Share
Embed
  • Published on:  Monday, June 16, 2014
  • What if the Earth stopped spinning? LEARN MORE BELOW!
    follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
    instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants
    facebook: /VsauceGaming

    Courtly Love "Mirage": https://www.youtuclip.com/video/Yv_CSShi1vU/video.html

    music by: https://www.youtuclip.com/user/jakechudnow

    Faster Earth-spin physics:

    http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=310
    http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=603143
    http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=403191


    If Earth stopped spinning:

    http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0610/nospin.html
    http://astrobob.areavoices.com/2013/07/30/if-the-earth-stops-spinning-wed-be-in-big-trouble/
    http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/ask/q1168.html
    http://www.astronomycafe.net/qadir/q2947.html
    http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-earth-stopped-spinning.htm
    http://www.spaceanswers.com/solar-system/what-would-happen-if-the-earth-stopped-spinning/
    https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=322

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

    If Earth stopped spinning VIDEOS:

    https://www.youtuclip.com/video/C7kubIYu69c/video.html
    https://www.youtuclip.com/video/qr_aEHXfC70/video.html
    https://www.youtuclip.com/video/nH3bmG-KjvU/video.html

    Why does Earth rotate?

    https://www.youtuclip.com/video/TQxeutcYP6I/video.html
    http://www.universetoday.com/14491/why-does-the-earth-rotate/
    http://blog.tiaan.com/link/2010/05/04/simulation-space-debris-forming-accretion-disk

    centripetal vs centrifugal:

    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/corf.html
    http://xkcd.com/123/
    https://www.youtuclip.com/video/yAfg_8OLjvs/video.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrifugal_force_(rotating_reference_frame)#Earth
    http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys06/bartgrav/default.htm

    http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=16

    comics:

    http://i.imgur.com/yRxXg.png
    http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=351

    atomic clocks:

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

    time:

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

    Earth slowing down and unstable:

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

    Earth footage:

    http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=79803
    http://earth.jsc.nasa.gov/Videos/CrewEarthObservationsVideos/
    https://archive.org/details/SVS-1375

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

Comment