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To: LucyT

Did you ever see a top spinning around and suddenly it gives a big twitch then stabilizes again for a short time...

i think that ‘twitch’ would be quite a shcok if it happened to the spinning earth.

It would also explain a lot of things- like why we find landmarks 100 feet underwater that used to be cities, and sea life fossils on mountain tops


12 posted on 12/21/2010 10:29:08 AM PST by Mr. K ('Profiling' you is worse than grabbing your balls)
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To: Mr. K; LucyT
Did you ever see a top spinning around and suddenly it gives a big twitch then stabilizes again for a short time...

That happens because the top is spinning on a surface and is slowing down due to friction. The twitch is because of a surface irregularity encountered by the spinning axis of the top. There are no surface irregularities in space.
13 posted on 12/21/2010 10:32:50 AM PST by aruanan
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