Supersonic tumbleweed, human 'bullets' and winds faster than an atomic explosion: Video reveals what would happen if the Earth stopped turning
flooding many areas of the planet with a huge volume of water. If the Earth’s rotation slowed to one every 365 days, a condition called 'sun synchronous', every spot in the Earth would have permanent daytime or night-time all year long. This is similar ...
How old is the Sun in Galactic years?
We know the Moon takes about 4 weeks to make its trip around the Earth, and that causes the Moon phases: We also know that the Earth takes one year ... times. Well, now I ask the question(s): How long does it take the Sun to go around the Milky Way? How ...
How many moons does Earth have?
It orbited the Earth four times during ... but they do stick around in our neighbourhood: Asteroid 3753 Cruithne is in an orbital resonance with the Earth. It has a highly eccentric orbit, but takes exactly one year to orbit the Sun. From our perspective ...
The Earth Revolves Around the Sun? Prove It.
All the books say that the Earth revolves around the sun, but how do you prove it? In case you ever time-travel to the middle ages, we have a (relatively) quick way for you to demonstrate heliocentrism to the King. Today, we have many advantages over ...
What Direction Does the Earth Rotate
Earth’s solar orbit determines the length of our year and the rotation of the earth gives us the day and night that helps to regulate the climate of our planet. One important question is what direction does ... that the sun revolved around the Earth.