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1. How did it come to be that one rotation of the earth came to be 24 hours?

..., and each minute 177 seconds. How long would an hour be? i/36 of the time between sunrises.. How long would a minute be? 1/93rd of ...

11 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 31/01/2012

2. How much of rotation the earth spins in an hour and how fast does it travel in its orbit.?

...you re not really moving from the rotation , but really just spinning where as at the equator, you are covering a lot more ground. The average speed of the earth as it orbits the sun is 29...

10 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 16/08/2008

3. Rotation of the earth ; re: artillery?

... and/or wrong. Yes, the rotation of the earth affects the flight of an artillery shell... out a certain distance from the center of rotation (ie, the radius of the earth ) AND it had a certain velocity...

8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/10/2008

4. A Rotational motion question on the rotation of The earth ?

... angular velocity after it was hit. assuming that it hit the earth along th eradius of earth so that its angular momentum before hitting the earth was zero...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/04/2012

5. A day is one rotation of the Earth , and God created the Earth in six days?

...period of the six time units or creative “days” dedicated to the preparation of planet Earth is summed up in one all-embracing “day” at Genesis...

32 Answers · Society & Culture · 27/06/2010

6. Not how many days in a year but how many rotations of the Earth in a year

... the same as the Earth turning through 360 degrees So the number of earth rotations in one orbit is 366.25636042 earth rotations

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/08/2008

7. what is the reason of the rotation of earth ?

... from a rotating disc of stellar dust. Once the earth was formed it got some of the rotation energy (angular momentum) of the disc. Since it's rotating...

10 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 17/02/2007

8. what evidence can we find about the rotation of the earth from star trails?

... of the night sky with sharp images of stars have to compensate for the rotation of the earth so that they do not get star trails in their photographs...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 23/03/2010

9. If all the people in China jumped simultaneously, would it alter the rotation of the Earth ?

... The last I heard dropping an atomic bomb didn't alter the rotation of the Earth at all.

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 09/07/2010

10. Why would the rotation of the earth be considered a scientific theory?

That's a terrible question since by all criteria, the rotation of the earth is an observed and quantified fact and is not subject...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/10/2010