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15 Jun 2015 10:48

What would happen if the Earth stopped spinning?

15 Jun 2015 12:43

dnt knw!

15 Jun 2015 13:54
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15 Jun 2015 14:27

kuch nahi

15 Jun 2015 14:27
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15 Jun 2015 14:28
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15 Jun 2015 15:14

I DONT KNOW .

Edited by Ishfaq112 / 15 Jun 2015 15:14
15 Jun 2015 15:24

The part where sun rays will fall will be extreme hot life will be impossible and the part where sun rays wouldn't fall will be extreme cold and life will be impossible.

15 Jun 2015 16:46

Quote by Amit786
The part where sun rays will fall will be extreme hot life will be impossible and the part where sun rays wouldn't fall will be extreme cold and life will be impossible.

ur absolutely correct

15 Jun 2015 16:47
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15 Jun 2015 17:57
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15 Jun 2015 18:09

girls will dying

15 Jun 2015 18:24

we get 6 months day tym n 6 months night tym...

15 Jun 2015 20:33

The probability for such an event is practically zero in the
next few billion years. If the Earth stopped spinning
suddenly, the atmosphere would still be in motion with the
Earth's original 1100 mile per hour rotation speed at the
equator. All of the land masses would be scoured clean of
anything not attached to bedrock. This means rocks,
topsoil, trees, buildings, your pet dog, and so on, would be
swept away into the atmosphere.
If the process happened gradually over billions of years, the
situation would be very different, and it is this possibility
which is the most likely as the constant torquing of the Sun
and Moon upon the Earth finally reaches it's conclusion. If
the rotation period slowed to 1 rotation every 365 days a
condition called 'sun synchronous', every spot in the Earth
would have permanent daytime or nighttime all year long.
This is similar to the situation on the Moon where for 2
weeks the front-side is illuminated by the Sun, and for 2
weeks the back side is illuminated. This situation for the
Earth is not the condition of 'stopped' rotation, but it is as
close as the laws of physics will let the Earth get.
If it stopped spinning completely...not even once every 365
days, you would get 1/2 year daylight and 1/2 year
nightime. During daytime for 6 months, the surface
temperature would depend on your latitude, being far hotter
that it is now at the equator than at the poles where the light
rays are more slanted and heating efficiency is lower. This
long-term temperature gradient would alter the atmospheric
wind circulation pattern so that the air would move from the
equator to the poles rather than in wind systems parallel to
the equator like they are now. The yearly change in the
Sun's position in the sky would now be just its seasonal
motion up and down the sky towards the south due to the
orbit of the Earth and its axial tilt. As you moved along
constant lines of Earth latitude, you would see the elevation
of the Sun increase or decrease in the sky just as we now
see the elevation of the Sun change from a single point on
the Earth due to the Earth's daily rotation.
For example, if you were at a latitude of +24 degrees North
in the Summer and at a longitude where the Sun was
exactly overhead, it would slide gradually to the horizon as
Fall approached, but since the Sun has moved 90 degrees
in its orbit, it would now be due west. Then as we approach
Winter, you would now be located on the dark side of the
Earth, and would have to travel in longitude to a location 180
degrees around the Earth to see the Sun 1/2 way up the sky
because in the Winter, the Sun is 48 degrees south of its
summer location in the sky. It's a little confusing, but if you
use a globe of the Earth and orient it the right way, you can
see how all this works out.
As for other effects, presumably the magnetic field of the
Earth is generated by a dynamo effect that involves its
rotation. If the Earth stopped rotating, it's magnetic field
would no longer be regenerated and it would decay away to
some low, residual value due to the very small component
which is 'fossilized' in its iron-rich rocks. There would be no
more 'northern lights' and the Van Allen radiation belts
would probably vanish, as would our protection from cosmic
rays and other high-energy particles. This is a significant
biohazard.

15 Jun 2015 20:57

CLIMATE OUT OF CONTROL HO JAYEGA.

15 Jun 2015 22:12
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15 Jun 2015 22:33

If sö, pèöple trý tö usè alcöhöl....:-P case sölvd

16 Jun 2015 07:23

Dont know

16 Jun 2015 08:50

0ne side anytime day and another side only night