Subject: How much energy would be needed to stop the rotation of earth?
Date: Thu Sep 9 11:58:05 1999
Posted by Peter Witte
Grade level: grad (science)
School: No school entered.
City: Albany State/Province: CA
Area of science: Physics
Would this be the same as rotating it on its axis by 90 degrees, while
still spinning? Expressed as joules, energy falling on earth from the
sun, and/or the common "Hiroshima bomb" standard.
Re: How much energy would be needed to stop the rotation of earth?
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