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Why does the earth never slow down or stop turning?

Short answer: conservation of angular momentum. Longer answer: there is very little friction to slow down the spinning. The planets are in the vacuum of outer space in orbit (MORE)

What is name of the force that pulls objects down towards the earth?

The force that pulls an object toward earth also pulls the earth toward the object. The two forces are equal. Together, we refer to them as the force of gravity. Isaac New (MORE)
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How fast is the interior of the earth cooling down?

100 degrees Celsius over the next billion years is what I read when  searching the same question.
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Why is a child able to stand upside down on earth?

From the question, I am assuming that you are asking, "if someone were at the south pole, how are they standing, since they are technically upside down?". The answer to th (MORE)