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What would happen if the earth rotate faster?
1). The day would be shorter than 24 hours. 2). There would be more days in a year. 3). Areas of atmospheric high- and low-pressure would be more pronounced, with higher winds and more active weather systems surrounding them. 4). Theoretically, all objects would appear to weigh less than they do now. #1, #2, and #3 would be very noticeable. #4 would not be very noticeable unless the earth rotated MUCH faster than it does now. Some possible effects that are "farther out": -- increased earthquake and volcanic activity, and changes in terrestrial magnetic field behavior, over geologic time periods, due to modified internal heat generation and distribution caused by increased tidal friction; -- increased rate of rotational de-celeration, also due to increased tidal effects; -- increased rate of expansion of the moon's orbital distance, due to accelerated rate of exchange of angular momentum within the 2-body system.
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If the Earth stopped rotating, one half of the world would be in daylight all the time, and the other half would be night all the time, and this would have unfortunate consequ…ences. Half the world would overheat very badly while the other half would freeze. Very strong winds would be created as well, by this extreme temperature difference. Even if these problems were manageable, it would still be true that in half the world, because of the lack of sunlight there would be no growing plants, and hence, very limited sources of food. The human race, if it survived at all, would have quite a hard time on a world that did not rotate.
Seasons would stop. There would be no change in day or night.
The days would be shorter. Objects would be slightly less heavy, but not noticeably.
If the earth did not rotate, many processes that we take for granted would be disrupted or even stop entirely. A couple examples: day and night would change only …with the orbit of the earth around the sun: day would last half a year and night would as well - this would create a whole new system of seasons and life/growth patterns the Coriolis effect, which displaces air and water and drives many wind and ocean currents, would no longer exist Gravity would be affected or even cease to exisit
We wouldn't live because the wind speed of the Earth would be too great.
Yes. The planet Jupiter rotates once in about 11 hours.
No: the Earth always rotates the same. However, it is closer to the sun in the winter than in the summer.
It would spin out of earths orbit. And most likely hit a planet, star, comet, or keep on going.
If the rate of earth's rotation was increased our 24 hour clock would be inaccurate and we could loose a day. There could be drastic changes as well.
The earth rotates on it's axis faster than the sun. We rotate once per day. The sun rotates at different rates as it is not solid it is made up of gas and plasma. The Eq…uator of the sun rotates once every 25 days and the poles once every 36 days.
A change in the speed of rotation of the moon would have little effect. Tides on earth would be the same. The pattern of waxing and waning crescent would be the same. Pe…rhaps the most obvious difference is that, if the moon were not tidally locked to the earth, there would be no "unknown side" to the moon. If the moon rotated differently than it does now, then any particular place on the moon would, sooner or later, rotate to the visible "near" side of the moon. Currently the moon rotates in the same direction as the vast majority of other objects in our solar system -- as viewed from the north celestial pole, counter-clockwise. If the moon had precisely zero absolute rotation, then it would appear (from earth) to turn so that the same face returned to view about once a month. (The same face would return to view during full moon once a year). But precisely zero absolute rotation wouldn't last long -- tidal forces of the sun on the moon, and on the earth on the moon, would start spinning up the moon.
If I'm correct, one side of the Earth would be really hot and pretty much burn and the other side would be incredibly cold. Comment: If the Earth did not rotate at all, the ho…t and cold periods would alternate every six months or so. (This is not the same as "synchronous rotation", of course.)
if the earth spun faster we would have shorter days. if the earth orbited around the sun faster we would have a shorter year.
If somehow the Earth stops rotating completely, we will have months of all daylight then months of all night. Also there would be other effects: The magnetic field would pro…bably disappear, as would the tides (more or less). Also, the winds would change direction, because there would be no "Coriolis effect".
Answer Saturn rotates much faster than earth.
The circumferance of the equator is greater than that at other points (relative to the rotating axis) so it has to travel further in the same amount of time. Harry …F
-- Wherever you live, you would see the sun rise in the west, cross the sky very slowly, and set in the east six months later. Every place on Earth would have six … months of daylight and six months of dark. -- During the dark six months, you would see half of all the stars there are, standing rock-steady in your sky. They would never rise or set, they would always be the same stars, in the same places, and you could see only half of them during your lifetime, unless you traveled to another place on Earth to see more stars. -- If you keep the Moon in your fantasy, then the occurrence of lunar and solar eclipses remains exactly the same as it is now. The appearance of lunar eclipses doesn't change at all, but solar ones can become considerably longer as seen from any one place. -- Geostationary TV satellites would not be possible. The only people who could use any kind of satellite would be those who could afford a movable, tracking dish. There would be so few of those that no viable market for satellite TV could grow, satellite TV would not exist, and the rest of us would have nobody to envy. -- There would be hugely greater rates of insomnia, during the 6 months when the sun never sets, and of depression, during the 6 months when the sun never rises. The bipolar club would be much less exclusive ... everybody could join in, an annual cycle would be very common, but the peaks in each community would be slightly offset from those in the next community just down the road. -- Every place on Earth would have 6 months of getting warmer and 6 months of getting colder. Just as every place has now, but it would be continuous, not broken up into alternating 12-hour slivers. Weathermen would not need to go on TV every day, or on radio every ten minutes, as they do now. They would only be predicting the highest and lowest temperatures expected during the next year, not during the next day. -- There would be no effect due to the non-perpendicularity ("tilt") of the Earth's axis relative to the plane of its orbit. If it didn't rotate, then there would be no "axis", and thus no "tilt". That's the way I see it. The question is fascinating. +++ Nearly there but I'm afraid you've made a basic mistake. The mechanism you describe is of the Earth rotating on its axis at the same rate as its orbit, i.e. one Earth day lasting a whole year. The Moon behaves like this in its orbit around the Earth. If the Earth did not rotate at all, as asked, one half of it would face the Sun, the other half would be in darkness, permanently. If it still has its present atmosphere, that would create a broad twilight band from Pole to Pole, and combine with latitude angles to give at least some temperature grading from Equatorial to (Ant)Arctic on the sun-lit face.