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Posts tagged Earth’s rotation

October 10, 2013

 

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Years Ago, The Year Was 400 Days Long

Scientists have found fossil evidence from tropical corals that existed at that time, and they have about 400 daily growth rings per year.

July 28, 2010

 

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Why Do The Slowest Meteors Come In The Evening?

Why do meteors come when they do? What does the motion of the planet have to do with meteor speed?

June 22, 2010

 

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Earth Has Love Handles!

Yes, it's true, Earth has "love handles!" Learn more about Earth's bulge...

June 9, 2010

 

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How The Earthquake In Chile Shortened Our Days

You may have heard that the earthquake in Chile caused our days to become a little shorter. How is this possible?

February 18, 2010

 

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Before Satellite Images, How’d We Know Earth Turned Every 24 Hrs?

Want proof the earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours?

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