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Second (3,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

historical definition of the unit was based on this division of the Earth's rotation cycle, the formal definition in the International System of Units (SI)
Leap second (6,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and which varies due to irregularities and long-term slowdown in the Earth's rotation). The UTC time standard, widely used for international timekeeping
Roaring Forties (560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of air being displaced from the Equator towards the South Pole, the Earth's rotation, and the scarcity of landmasses to serve as windbreaks. The Roaring
Space Coast (857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ocean. One reason rockets are launched in Florida has to do with the Earth's rotation. The Earth rotates most quickly at the equator, and to take advantage
Cagliari Observatory (54 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
INAF). It is located 20 km away from Cagliari in Sardinia. It was founded in 1899 to study the Earth's rotation. Observatory home page Outreach home page
Geosynchronous satellite (1,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
satellite in geosynchronous orbit, with an orbital period the same as the Earth's rotation period. Such a satellite returns to the same position in the sky after
Eotvos (unit) (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
horizontal compressive gravity gradients of one half that, or 1,540 E. Earth's rotation perturbs this in a direction-dependent manner by about 5 E. Gravity
Space Shuttle launch countdown (999 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
10 minutes due to the 90 minute orbit period of the station and speed of Earth's rotation (913.6 miles per hour (1,470.3 km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center),
West (835 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bearing or azimuth of 270°. West is the direction opposite that of the Earth's rotation on its axis, and is therefore the general direction towards which the
Kosmos 140 (505 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
firing was thought to be either a timer being activated due to the Earth's rotation affecting the gyroscope package in the launch vehicle or perhaps one
OV1-2 (990 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
American spacecraft to be placed into orbit on a western (retrograde to Earth's rotation) trajectory. Plagued with technical issues starting from two months
Storm surge (3,935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have a 1.0 m (3.3 ft) water level rise from the pressure effect. The Earth's rotation causes the Coriolis effect, which bends currents to the right in the
Guiana Space Centre (2,881 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the east to take advantage of the angular momentum provided by Earth's rotation. It has open sea to the east, so that lower stages of rockets and debris
Tidal acceleration (9,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1860s by Delaunay and by William Ferrel: tidal retardation of Earth's rotation rate was lengthening the unit of time and causing a lunar acceleration
Soyuz 7K-OK No.1 (553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
normally would do, which then activated the abort sensing system. The Earth's rotation caused the rate gyros to register an approximately 8° tilt 27 minutes
Anticyclonic rotation (85 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rotation or circulation is movement in the direction opposite to the Earth's rotation. In the attached video an example of an anticyclonic couplet to a supercell
Equatorial wave (2,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
longitudinal and vertical directions. Wave trapping is the result of the Earth's rotation and its spherical shape which combine to cause the magnitude of the
Orbital station-keeping (1,630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
missions requiring the orbit to be accurately synchronized with the earth’s rotation, this is necessary to prevent a shortening of the orbital period. Solar
Lunar distance (astronomy) (3,440 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
refining other astronomical values such as Earth mass, Earth radius, and Earth's rotation. The measurement is also useful in characterizing the lunar radius
Artificial satellites in retrograde orbit (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
propellant) required to launch into orbit against the direction of the Earth's rotation. Most commercial Earth-observing satellites use retrograde sun-synchronous
Quasi-satellite (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around the Earth, with orbital periods that are synchronized to the Earth's rotation. Venus has one known quasi-satellite, 2002 VE68. This asteroid is also
Polar wander (914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth's magnetic poles have been observed to move relative to the Earth's rotation axis. It is also possible to use continents as reference and observe
Entrainment (chronobiology) (756 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the daily light–dark cycle, which ultimately is determined by the Earth's rotation. Exposure to certain environmental stimuli will cue a phase shift,
Sverdrup wave (606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravity wave ) is a wave in the ocean, which is affected by gravity and Earth's rotation (see Coriolis effect). For a non-rotating fluid, shallow water waves
Magnetic midnight (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
poles do not coincide with its geographical poles—the angle between Earth's rotation axis and magnetic axis is about 11°—magnetic midnight differs from
Walter Munk (7,549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
including surface waves, geophysical implications of variations in the Earth's rotation, tides, internal waves, deep-ocean drilling into the sea floor, acoustical
Solar time (2,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stars other than the Sun.) By the 1950s it had become clear that the Earth's rotation rate was not constant, so astronomers developed ephemeris time, a time
Mind's Eye (song) (1,182 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
double A-side release featuring fellow album track "Woman", with "The Earth's Rotation Around the Sun" featured as the B-side. The single debuted on the Australian
Foucault's Pendulum (2,210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pendulum designed by French physicist Léon Foucault to demonstrate Earth's rotation, which has symbolic significance within the novel. Some believe that
Giovanni Battista Guglielmini (841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Hooke, Guglielmini, Benzenberg, Reich, Foucault) to demonstrate the Earth's rotation experimentally. Guglielmini was born at Bologna, received the tonsure
Léon Foucault (1,370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Foucault pendulum, a device demonstrating the effect of the Earth's rotation. He also made an early measurement of the speed of light, discovered
Theory of tides (2,484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the Tides,. He tried to explain the tides as the result of the Earth's rotation and revolution around the Sun, believing that the oceans moved like
Astronomical nutation (1,175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over periods of many decades. There is another disturbance of the Earth's rotation called polar motion that can be estimated for only a few months into
Dimension (song) (890 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
in Europe as the band's third single. The song was backed with "The Earth's Rotation Around the Sun" and previous single "Mind's Eye". The single debuted
James Lick telescope (695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
floor, rotate the dome and drive the clock mechanism to track the Earth's rotation. The original hydraulic arrangement still operates today, with the
Large Zenith Telescope (502 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
collecting ability. The LZT is used for transit imaging, meaning that Earth's rotation moves stars along the sensor, and the latent image in the sensor is
Ground track (1,855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prograde orbit, meaning that it orbits in the same direction as the Earth's rotation. A satellite with an orbital inclination between 90° and 180° (or,
Prime meridian (Greenwich) (1,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
through the Earth's rotation axis. As a result of this, the ITRF zero meridian, defined by a plane passing through the Earth's rotation axis, is 102
Time smearing (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
observation. Unlike single telescopes or cameras that can compensate the Earth's rotation in real time with a dedicated mount, the different telescopes of the
Rossby parameter (201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the latitude, ω {\displaystyle \omega } is the angular speed of the Earth's rotation, and a {\displaystyle a} is the mean radius of the Earth. Although
Leap year (4,242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
second into Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) because of variations in Earth's rotation period. Unlike leap days, leap seconds are not introduced on a regular
Véronique Dehant (536 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth's interior in response to forcing from the Sun, Moon, and the Earth's rotation. She has used similar techniques to study Mercury, Venus, Mars and
Longitude (4,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the prime meridian, and negative ones are west. Because of the earth's rotation, there is a close connection between longitude and time. Local time
Orbit of the Moon (4,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ahead of the Earth–Moon orientation by the continents as a result of Earth's rotation. The eccentric mass of each bulge exerts a small amount of gravitational
Foucault pendulum vector diagrams (6,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the diagrams and arrows are provided to show the direction of the Earth's rotation. The schematic at the bottom of the each figure represents the range
Grazing lunar occultation (807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
examining limb profile around the lunar polar region. Measurement of the Earth's rotation Asteroid occultation Occultation Transit (occultations of planets by
Angular velocity (4,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
velocity is positive since the satellite travels eastward with the Earth's rotation (counter-clockwise from above the north pole.) In three dimensions
Beam park (666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passing through the beam are tracked. In 24 hours, as a result of the Earth’s rotation, the radar effectively scans a narrow strip through 360° of the celestial
Clock drive (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
called the right ascension axis) in the opposite direction to the Earth's rotation one revolution every 23 hours and 56 minutes (called sidereal day)
Ephemeris time (3,925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accept this hypothesis, then the 'astronomical time', given by the earth's rotation, and used in all practical astronomical computations, differs from
Space elevator (9,620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geostationary orbit. Objects would acquire horizontal velocity due to the Earth's rotation as they rode up the tower, and an object released at the tower's top
Shortt–Synchronome clock (1,970 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
itself; it was used in 1926 to detect tiny seasonal changes in the Earth's rotation rate. Shortt clocks achieved accuracy of around a second per year,
GoTo (telescopes) (669 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
azimuth and track the object so it remains in the field of view despite Earth's rotation. Moving to the location is called slewing. When astrophotography is
Equatorial bulge (1,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equilibrium state is the lowest state of energy that can be reached. The Earth's rotation rate is still slowing down, though gradually, by about two thousandths
Gyrotheodolite (1,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aligned close to the meridian, the gyroscopic reaction of spin and Earth’s rotation results in precession of the spin axis in the direction of alignment
Solar eclipse (8,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the Earth's surface the shadow will fall, is a function of the Earth's rotation, and on how much that rotation has slowed down over time. A number
Time standard (2,267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
observing site. It varies from uniformity because of the irregularities in Earth's rotation. Ephemeris time and its successor time scales described below have
Cape Canaveral (2,309 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Canaveral was chosen for rocket launches to take advantage of the Earth's rotation. The linear velocity of the Earth's surface is greatest towards the
Sverdrup balance (814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of as a consistency relationship for flow which is dominated by the Earth's rotation. Such flow will be characterized by weak rates of spin compared to
Ring laser (5,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
missiles. The world's largest ring lasers can detect details of the Earth's rotation. Such large rings are also capable of extending scientific research
High-pressure area (2,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
air flows from the center outward, the coriolis force given by the earth's rotation to the air circulation is in the opposite direction of earth's apparent
Nicolaus Reimers (976 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
non-intersecting Solar and Martian orbits, and also in that of the Earth's rotation or not. Reimers died in Prague. "Grammatica Ranzoviana", 1580. Geodaesia
Meru (354 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MERU, Milli Earth Rate Unit, an angular velocity equal to 1/1000 of Earth's rotation rate. Sometimes used to measure the performance of an inertial navigation
Metric time (790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mean solar day) was made one of the system's base units. Because the Earth's rotation is slowly decelerating at an irregular rate and was thus unsuitable
Seconds pendulum (3,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
per week. At the time the second was defined as a fraction of the Earth's rotation time or mean solar day and determined by clocks whose precision was
Post-glacial rebound (4,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Earth's gravity field, induced earthquakes, and changes in the Earth's rotation. Another alternate term is "glacial isostasy", because the uplift near
Hafele–Keating experiment (2,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a clock aboard the plane moving eastward, in the direction of the Earth's rotation, had a greater velocity (resulting in a relative time loss) than one
Equator (2,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the fuel needed to launch spacecraft eastward (in the direction of Earth's rotation) to orbit, while simultaneously avoiding costly maneuvers to flatten
Counterweight (732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attaching a counterweight at the end, upward centrifugal force from the Earth's rotation ensures that the cable remains stretched taut, countering the gravitational
Wow! signal (2,820 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the rotation of the Earth to scan across the sky. Given the speed of Earth's rotation and the spatial width of the telescope's observation window, the Big
Unix time (4,263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exactly 86400 seconds long, gradually losing synchronization with the Earth's rotation at a rate of roughly one second per year. Unix time is a single signed
Maelstrom (comics) (915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
consciousness to a new clone body. Maelstrom then attempts to stop the Earth's rotation and absorb the kinetic energy, but is drawn into conflict with the
Keith Schwab (1,087 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Worlock, and M.L. Roukes, Nature 404, 974-977 (2000.) “Detection of the Earth's Rotation Using Superfluid Phase Coherence," K. Schwab, N. Bruckner, and R. E
Dimensions (EP) (128 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Heskett. "Dimension" – 4:23 "Mind's Eye" – 4:57 "Love Train" – 3:02 "The Earth's Rotation Around the Sun" – 2:45 "Dimension" (music video) – 4:23 "Mind's Eye"
Apparent motion (224 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Diurnal motion, the apparent motion of objects in the sky due to the Earth's rotation on its axis. Parallax, the apparent motion of objects due to the changing
Cataclysmic pole shift hypothesis (1,984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
approaches in about 1,450 BCE, he suggested that the direction of the Earth's rotation was changed radically, then reverted to its original direction on the
Stellar aberration (derivation from Lorentz transformation) (3,931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(technically) compensate the deviation of the direction of the axes due to Earth's rotation and earth's orbit but it almost impossible to (technically) compensate
Long-period tides (1,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brakes the moon and actually accelerates the earth's rotation. To explain this, they assumed the earth's rotation depends not directly on the derivation of
Solar eclipse of July 16, 2186 (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
path at the midpoint of the eclipse aligning with the vector of the Earth's rotation (i.e. not diagonal but due east). For solar eclipses at the ascending
Tidal power (5,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
positions of the Moon and Sun relative to the Earth, the effects of Earth's rotation, and local geography of the seafloor and coastlines. Tidal power is
Ekman spiral (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Secondary flow Upwelling Ekman, V. W. 1905. On the influence of the Earth's rotation on ocean currents. Arch. Math. Astron. Phys., 2, 1-52. [1] "AMS Glossary"
Astrometry (1,678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
keeping time, in that UTC is essentially the atomic time synchronized to Earth's rotation by means of exact astronomical observations. Astrometry is an important
Proper time (3,574 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
analogous to the longitude on the Earth's surface but independent of the Earth's rotation. This is also given in radians. 1=m is the geometrized mass of the
Plate reconstruction (3,916 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
magnetic dipole placed in the center of the Earth and aligned with the Earth's rotation axis. Hence, if a paleomagnetic dataset has sampled enough time to
Low-pressure area (3,220 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"cyclone" where circular pressure systems flow in the direction of the Earth's rotation, which normally coincides with areas of low pressure. The largest low-pressure
Midnight sun (1,447 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the sun. Again the same rule goes a long way. During this period of Earth's rotation from May to July, the Earth tilts at an angle of 23.5 degrees above
Terrestrial reference frame (169 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Reference System Babcock, Alice K.; Wilkins, George A. (1988) The Earth's Rotation and Reference Frames for Geodesy and Geodynamics Springer ISBN 9789027726582
Abyssal channel (2,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remain one of the least understood sedimentary processes. The effect of Earth's rotation causes more sediment to build up on one side of the channel than on
Sub-orbital spaceflight (3,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assuming a spherical Earth of circumference 40 000 km and neglecting the earth's rotation and atmosphere. Let θ be half the angle that the projectile is to go
Star tracker (724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intercontinental ranges. Selecting a guide star depends on the time, due to the Earth's rotation, and the location of the target. Generally, a selection of several
Iron(II) oxide (445 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
electrically conductive, which is a possible explanation for perturbations in Earth's rotation not accounted for by accepted models of the mantle's properties. Iron(II)
Kelvin wave (1,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
same speed as for shallow-water gravity waves without the effect of Earth's rotation. It is important to note that for an observer traveling with the wave
IERS Reference Meridian (676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
notionally based on the WGS84 meridian. Because of changes in the rate of Earth's rotation, standard international time UTC can differ from the mean observed
Guardian (Marvel Comics) (2,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
battle suit computers to trigger and release gravitons, canceling the Earth's rotation relative to himself, propelling himself forward at up to about 1000
Moon (20,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition to the Earth's rotation. This "drains" angular momentum and rotational kinetic energy from Earth's spin, slowing the Earth's rotation. That angular
Theodolite (3,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meridian. The meridian is the plane that contains both the axis of the Earth's rotation and the observer. The intersection of the meridian plane with the horizontal
Introduction to the metric system (4,752 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equal to s−1. During the 20th century it became apparent that the Earth's rotation was slowing down. This results in days becoming 1.4 milliseconds longer
Hartnell College (476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
College Planetarium exterior Foucault pendulum used for showing the Earth's rotation Hartnell College Planetarium interior Play media Vertical-axis wind
Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation (4,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
move quite a bit on this scale: The Earth's polar axis moves and the Earth's rotation is irregular. The polar axis moves due to various causes, some predictable
King Kull (DC Comics) (1,433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Earth-S and Brainiac, who attack the city of Tomorrow, and increase the Earth's rotation to send people into the air. He is trying to wipe out humanity on all
Sun-synchronous orbit (1,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around 98°. This is slightly retrograde compared to the direction of Earth's rotation: 0° represents an equatorial orbit, and 90° represents a polar orbit
Gravitational acceleration (1,803 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
acceleration vector, as a function of location. The component due to the Earth's rotation can then be included, if appropriate, based on a sidereal day relative
Tidal locking (4,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravitational effect is weaker due to B's smaller mass. For example, Earth's rotation is gradually being slowed by the Moon, by an amount that becomes noticeable
Ernest William Brown (2,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reasoned that, if the discrepancies were caused by variations in the Earth's rotation, it implied that observations of other objects would be similarly affected
Gravity (5,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
weakest at the equator because of the centrifugal force caused by the Earth's rotation and because points on the equator are furthest from the center of the
Apollo 10 (3,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between perigee and apogee, throughout each lunar month, and the Earth's rotation makes the distance to Houston vary by another 12,000 kilometers (6
Secular variation (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the tidal acceleration of the Moon and the tidal deceleration of the Earth's rotation from historical optical observations of planets, in ISBN 2-901057-45-4
New chronology (Fomenko) (7,498 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
"Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation", Astronomy & Geophysics, 44 (2003): 2.22-2.27. Fred Espenak, Eclipse Predictions and Earth's Rotation Archived 2012-07-16
Low Earth orbit (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they have the direct (not retrograde) orientation with respect to the Earth's rotation. Orbits with a high inclination angle to the equator are usually called
Climate of Indonesia (778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
continent toward the northwest. As the winds reach the equator, the Earth's rotation causes them to veer off their original course in a northeasterly direction
Museum of Science and the Cosmos (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
astronomy. It has a permanent exhibition that covers such topics as the Earth's rotation, solar activity (including sunspots and flares), orbits around black
Hadley cell (1,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Halley's theory and rightly so. Hadley was the first to recognize that Earth's rotation plays a role in the direction taken by an air mass as it moves relative
Barycentric Dynamical Time (1,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
planetary ephemerides were calculated using time scales based on the Earth's rotation: usually the mean solar time of one of the principal observatories
Catastrophism (1,953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
standing still" for a day (Joshua 10:12 & 13, explained by changes in Earth's rotation), and the sinking of Atlantis. Scientists vigorously rejected Velikovsky's
Time in New Zealand (1,701 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clocks, updated periodically in accordance with time variations in the Earth's rotation by the addition or deletion of seconds (called leap seconds). The Time
Astrophotography (4,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
avoid having the stars point image become an elongated line due to the Earth's rotation. Camera lens focal lengths are usually short, as longer lenses will
Lunar Laser Ranging experiment (1,895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Moon in the sky, the relative motion of Earth and the Moon, Earth's rotation, lunar libration, polar motion, weather, speed of light in various
Giovanni Battista Riccioli (5,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
circular motion caused by Earth's rotation; and even at the equator where there would be more motion caused by Earth's rotation, the rate of fall predicted
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (4,091 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parts of the United States, allowing rockets to get a boost from the Earth's rotation. On June 1, 1948, the United States Navy transferred the former Banana
Sun sign astrology (933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fact that the earth's orbit around the sun is not synchronous with earth's rotation (one year does not comprehend a whole number of days). The exact date
Federal Technical Regulation and Metrology Agency (621 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
service of time, frequency and determination of the parameters of the Earth's rotation, the state service of standard reference data on physical constants
Nibiru cataclysm (8,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its closest approach would occur on May 27, 2003, resulting in the Earth's rotation ceasing for exactly 5.9 terrestrial days. This would be followed by
Polar mount (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
this arc. Slewing around a fixed axis which is not parallel with the earth's rotation axis causes the dish to aim at a track in the equatorial plane which
1913 Great Meteor Procession (1,202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meteor procession on the same course around 5 hours later, although the Earth's rotation meant that there was no obvious mechanism to explain this. One observer
Axial precession (8,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the daily rotation of the Earth on its axis. The orange axis was the Earth's rotation axis 5,000 years ago, when it pointed to the star Thuban. The yellow
The Magnetic Monster (878 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
matter of weeks before the isotope becomes heavy enough to affect the Earth's rotation on its axis, eventually causing it to break out of orbit. They also
Anticyclone (1,960 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
low-pressure system, the stronger the wind. The coriolis force caused by Earth's rotation gives winds within high-pressure systems their clockwise circulation
Gun data computer (1,170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
200 millimetres). It made the following corrections: wind, drift, earth's rotation, muzzle velocity, air density, height of site and spot corrections
Antarctic Circumpolar Current (2,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the winds causes water parcels to drift outward from the axis of the Earth's rotation (in other words, northward) as a result of the Coriolis force. This
Jason-1 (1,978 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kilometers wide, these waves are driven by wind under the influence of Earth's rotation and are important mechanisms for transmitting climate signals across
History of sundials (2,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cube. The styles are all parallel and meant to be aligned with the Earth's rotation axis. Modern Martin Bernhardt created a special gnomon for an equatorial
Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (2,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
active primary reflector, configuring it in a fixed shape and using the Earth's rotation to scan the sky. Subsequent early science will take place at lower
Seismic wave (2,179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
force. Of the fundamental toroidal modes, 0T1 represents changes in Earth's rotation rate; although this occurs, it is much too slow to be useful in seismology
Johann Benzenberg (272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the atmosphere. Later, in 1802 and 1804, Benzenberg helped prove the Earth's rotation by conducting experiments originally suggested by Isaac Newton; dropping
Ekman layer (1,968 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-0-521-84969-2. Ekman, V.W. (1905). "On the influence of the earth's rotation on ocean currents". Ark. Mat. Astron. Fys. 2 (11): 1–52. Holton, James
Ediacaran (2,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
George E. (2000). "Geological constraints on the Precambrian history of Earth's rotation and the Moon's orbit". Reviews of Geophysics. 38 (1): 37–60. Bibcode:2000RvGeo
Weight (3,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth is lessened by the effect of the centrifugal force from the Earth's rotation. The operational definition, as usually given, does not explicitly
Clairaut's theorem (1,608 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the interplay between gravity and centrifugal force caused by the Earth's rotation about its axis. In his Principia, Newton proposed the equilibrium shape
Shark Tank (season 3) (501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"The Sullivan Generator" a machine that produces natural energy from earth's rotation and gold as a by-product (NO); "Copa di Vino" the wine in a glass creator
TecSAR (1,276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
territory. A westward launch, that is, against the direction of the Earth's rotation, seriously restricts the weight of the satellite that the launch vehicle
Khagaul (1,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the apparent westward motion of the stars is due to the spherical Earth's rotation about its axis. Aryabhata also correctly ascribed the luminosity of
Gemini 5 (1,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computer had worked perfectly, a programmer had entered the rate of the Earth's rotation as 360° per 24 hours instead of 360.98° See Sidereal day. The Gemini
OSTM/Jason-2 (2,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kilometers wide, these waves are driven by wind under the influence of Earth's rotation and are important mechanisms for transmitting climate signals across
Isostasy (1,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sea level is also affected by vertical crustal movements, changes in Earth's rotation rate, large-scale changes in continental margins and changes in the
Religious Chronicle (581 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Menophres'". Iraq. 8: 106–107. JSTOR 4199528. F. Richard Stephenson (2008). Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation. Cambridge University Press. pp. 143–146.
Vortex (3,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
altitude. The sense of rotation of hurricanes is influenced by the Earth's rotation. Another example is the Polar vortex, a persistent, large-scale cyclone
The Purchase of the North Pole (924 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interest lay in another effect of the recoil: a displacement of the Earth's rotation axis, that would bring the lands around the North Pole, which they
Dimictic lake (1,471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
waves in larger lakes can be influenced by Coriolis forces (due to the Earth's rotation). This is expected to occur when the period of internal seiche becomes
George Hadley (784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beginning of the 19th century. George Hadley's version recognised that the Earth's rotation plays a role in the direction taken by an air mass moving relative
Pendulum (13,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clockwise in about 32 hours. This was the first demonstration of the Earth's rotation that didn't depend on celestial observations, and a "pendulum mania"
The Dead Don't Die (2019 film) (1,838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
young inmates Olivia and Stella that polar fracking has altered the Earth's rotation. Deliveryman Dean drops off rare magazines with gas station owner Bobby
Vagn Walfrid Ekman (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(subscription required) Ekman, V. W. 1905. On the influence of the Earth's rotation on ocean currents. Arch. Math. Astron. Phys., 2, 1-52. pdf Nordisk
Pendulum (13,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clockwise in about 32 hours. This was the first demonstration of the Earth's rotation that didn't depend on celestial observations, and a "pendulum mania"
Paleomagnetism (2,110 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was to test his theory that the geomagnetic field was related to the Earth's rotation, a theory that he ultimately rejected; but the astatic magnetometer
Karl Guthe Jansky (1,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repeated on a cycle of 23 hours and 56 minutes, the period of the Earth's rotation relative to the stars (sidereal day), instead of relative to the sun
Physical geodesy (1,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contain a contribution from the centrifugal pseudo-force due to the Earth's rotation. We can write W = V + Φ {\displaystyle W=V+\Phi \,} where V {\displaystyle
Theoretical astronomy (3,811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
year, and the seasons, Moon's orbit around the Earth => the month, Earth's rotation and the succession of brightness and darkness => the day (and night)
Theophilus Pinches (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
16-16 (7 July 1934) Francis Richard Stephenson Historical eclipses and earth's rotation 1997 Page 110 "The Babylonian & Oriental Record". The Babylonian and
Hwasong-14 (1,525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as much as 10,400 kilometres (6,500 mi) not taking into account the Earth’s rotation. If true, then this brings the U.S. states of Alaska and Hawaii within
Epoch (astronomy) (3,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
equinox position, which itself is determined by the orientations of the Earth's rotation axis and orbit around the Sun. Their orientations vary (though slowly
Calendar (3,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accurate, its accuracy diminishes slowly over time, owing to changes in Earth's rotation. This limits the lifetime of an accurate arithmetic calendar to a few
Expanding Earth (2,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
G.E. (2000), "Geological constraints on the Precambrian history of Earth's rotation and the moon's orbit" (PDF), Reviews of Geophysics, 38 (1): 37–59,
Wolfmother (album) (1,299 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
anniversary deluxe edition – Bonus B-Sides No. Title Length 14. "The Earth's Rotation Around the Sun" 2:48 15. "Vagabond" (Acoustic Version) 2:41 16. "Joker
Haskell Strait, Antarctica (538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
southern-most large Straits in the world, it is heavily influenced by the earth’s rotation. It’s also the western gateway to the Ross Ice Shelf cavity – an enormous
Horoscope (3,755 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
follow this convention). During the course of a day, because of the Earth's rotation, the entire circle of the ecliptic will pass through the ascendant
List of unsolved problems in geoscience (1,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compelling evidence, such as measures of a shorter duration of the Earth's rotation and lunar month in the past, pointing to a Moon much closer to Earth
Vorticity (2,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relative to an inertial frame, and therefore includes a term due to the Earth's rotation, the Coriolis parameter. The potential vorticity is absolute vorticity
Accelerometer (4,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
must be subtracted and corrections made for effects caused by the Earth's rotation relative to the inertial frame. The reason for the appearance of a
List of unusual units of measurement (11,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parameter is measured in microfortnights. The sidereal day is based on the Earth's rotation rate relative to fixed stars, rather than the Sun. A sidereal day is
One in Three Hundred (681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
world's nations debate what to do when the Sun "goes off." Since the Earth's rotation continues at 360 degrees in 24 hours, it will take only one day to
Orders of magnitude (speed) (660 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1.4×10−6 Max speed of Bell X-1. 464 1,670 1,040 1.55×10−6 Speed of Earth's rotation at the equator. 603 2,170.8 1,350 2×10−6 Speed of the Concorde airliner
Zeitgeber (2,324 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minutes. The "clock" resets itself daily to the 24-hour cycle of the Earth's rotation. Biological rhythms, including cycles related to sleep and wakefulness
Precession (3,973 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth's orbital parameters (e.g., orbital inclination, the angle between Earth's rotation axis and its plane of orbit) are important for the study of Earth's
Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (696 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravity would eventually cause its tidal locking to coincide with the Earth's rotation. The next year, he expanded this reasoning to the formation and evolution
Continental drift (4,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been pulled apart by the centrifugal pseudoforce (Polflucht) of the Earth's rotation or by a small component of astronomical precession was rejected, as
New moon (3,184 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
rounding in the last digit. F.R. Stephenson, Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation. Cambridge University Press 1997. ISBN 0-521-46194-4 . p.507, eq.14
Gyroscope (4,997 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern name, in an experiment to see (Greek skopeein, to see) the Earth's rotation (Greek gyros, circle or rotation), which was visible in the 8 to 10
Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay (1,167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the shadow moves at approximately one foot per minute so that the Earth's rotation about its axis can be seen with the naked eye. The Sundial Bridge is
Surface weather analysis (3,527 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
differences in atmospheric pressure) and the Coriolis force (caused by the Earth's rotation on its axis). Frontal zones can be distorted by such geographic features
Rotating reference frame (3,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Léon Foucault was able to show the Coriolis force that results from Earth's rotation using the Foucault pendulum. If Earth were to rotate many times faster
Heliostat (2,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clockwork, mechanism at 15 degrees per hour, compensating for the earth's rotation relative to the sun. The mirror is aligned to reflect sunlight along
Miꞌkmaq language (2,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
some scholars to claim that the Wampanoag people were aware of the earth's rotation around an unmoving sun; however, in Miꞌkmaq, both the word for "sun"
Forces of Nature (TV series) (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
taking to the air in a Eurofighter Typhoon, in an attempt to "beat the Earth's rotation and reverse the passage of the day." In Tacloban, Philippines, Brian
Precession (disambiguation) (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(etymologically a "nodding") in the axis of rotation of a largely axially symmetric object Polar motion, the movement of Earth's rotation axis across its surface
Global terrestrial stilling (2,117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(2007) The 60-year solar modulation of global air temperature: the Earth́'s rotation and atmospheric circulation connection. Theor Appl Climatol 88(3–4):
Siberian Scientific Research Institute of Metrology (475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
physical constants, it is engaged in determining the parameters of the Earth's rotation etc. SNIIM produces various measuring instruments: UKDP-1 (installation
Retrograde and prograde motion (4,522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
amount of propellant required to reach orbit by taking advantage of the Earth's rotation (an equatorial launch site is optimal for this effect). However, Israeli
Atmosphere of Earth (6,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
basic structure remains fairly constant because it is determined by Earth's rotation rate and the difference in solar radiation between the equator and
Zonia Baber (1,281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A class in mathematical geography studying earth's rotation around the sun, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia, ca 1899.
Year (5,443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calendar, not because of this difference, but due to the slowing of the Earth's rotation and the associated lengthening of the day. Historically, lunisolar
Fremont Peak Observatory (913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mountain, down to bedrock. A little motor, which matches the speed of the earth's rotation, keeps the telescope centered on the object we’re looking at.'" After
History of the metric system (11,998 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
atomic clock, the most reliable timekeeper available to mankind was the Earth's rotation. It was natural therefore that the astronomers under the auspices of
Solar cooker (3,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mechanical mechanism, turning at 15 degrees per hour to compensate for the earth's rotation. The axis passes through the reflector's centre of mass, allowing the
PGM-17 Thor (3,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
straight up. Launch crews initially did nothing as they reasoned that the Earth's rotation would gradually take it away from land and they wished to continue
William Gilbert (physician) (2,982 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the stars, Gilbert pointed out the motion of the skies was due to Earth's rotation, and not the rotation of the spheres, 20 years before Galileo (but
Gabriel Lippmann (2,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
invented the coelostat, an astronomical tool that compensated for the Earth's rotation and allowed a region of the sky to be photographed without apparent
Time discipline (3,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Time”, which is how we think of time nowadays. Astronomers used the Earth's rotation and the stars to calculate the time, and divided the day into 24 uniform
George Buchanan (engineer, born 1790) (722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Edinburgh Courant newspaper on pendulum experiments relating to the earth's rotation, and was a regular contributor to the ‘Transactions of the Royal Scottish
State Space Agency of Ukraine (2,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
directly on the equator. It allows taking the greatest advantage of Earth's rotation to deliver payloads into orbit at low expense. Within the framework
Rollercoaster (Phineas and Ferb) (2,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
eastern seaboard, then using a magnet to pull it, thereby reversing the Earth's rotation. Perry fights him, but Doofenshmirtz manages to get the magnet activating
Michelson–Morley experiment (9,677 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
readings) and perpendicular to the wind twice. Additionally, due to the Earth's rotation, the wind would be expected to show periodic changes in direction and
Tychonic system (2,724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rising and setting of the Sun and stars could be explained by the Earth's rotation, as Copernicus had said, still such a fast motion could not belong
Keith Runcorn (1,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August 1982). "The role of the core in irregular fluctuations of the Earth's rotation and the excitation of the Chandler wobble". Philosophical Transactions
Carkeek Observatory (1,299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mounted on iron rollers so it could revolve to compensate for the Earth's rotation. The design of the observatory was a very common one for amateur astronomers
Transit of Mercury (2,561 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scale of the solar system. Investigations of the variability of the Earth's rotation and of the tidal acceleration of the Moon. Measuring the mass of Venus
Houston Museum of Natural Science (2,025 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three large Quetzalcoatlus. The Foucault pendulum, demonstrating the Earth's rotation. The length of the pendulum's cable is over 60 feet (18 m) long. Cullen
Transit (satellite) (2,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
location within line-of-sight of the satellite. For instance, the earth's rotation caused the ground receiver to move toward or away from the satellite's
Earth's inner core (6,625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instead claim that the direction of maximum speed is as close to the Earth's rotation axis as can be determined. Laboratory data and theoretical computations
Spherical coordinate system (4,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
planes are the observer's horizon, the celestial equator (defined by Earth's rotation), the plane of the ecliptic (defined by Earth's orbit around the Sun)
Comet Hale–Bopp (4,962 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or "Planet X", a giant planet whose close passage would disrupt the Earth's rotation, causing global cataclysm. Her original date for the apocalypse was
Fire-control system (4,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
factors as weather conditions, the condition of powder used, or the Earth's rotation. Provisions were also made for adjusting firing data for the observed
Alfred Wegener (4,433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mechanisms causing the drift might be the centrifugal force of the Earth's rotation ("Polflucht") or the astronomical precession. Wegener also speculated
Tropical year (4,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
values in order to determine the magnitude of the deceleration of the Earth's rotation. The results, when taken together, are rather discouraging." One definition
Griffith Observatory (3,900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
walls restored since 1934, a Foucault pendulum that demonstrates the Earth's rotation, and a small exhibit dedicated to Griffith J. Griffith, after whom
Bhāskara II (3,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more precisely around the two celestial poles. It is caused by the Earth's rotation on its axis, so every star apparently moves on a circle, that is called
Timeline of the far future (6,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reaches about 86,401 SI seconds due to lunar tides decelerating the Earth's rotation. Under the present-day timekeeping system, either a leap second would
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (3,171 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
search for "factor X", an unknown exogenous factor associated with the earth's rotation that was driving circadian oscillations in the absence of a light dark
Lodovico delle Colombe (3,244 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ball moved in the direction of the Earth's rotation; if fired to the west, the ball moved against the Earth's rotation. Since the ball lands the same distance
List of Yoshinobu Launch Complex launches (72 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the equator, which makes it easier to launch missions because of the Earth's rotation. It was relatively remote, would cause "minimum interference" for Japan's
Flyby anomaly (2,174 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equation below). This suggests that the anomaly may be related to Earth's rotation. In November 2009, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft was tracked closely during
Ice age (8,972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
result in a change in the angular velocity, axis, and wobble of the Earth's rotation. The weight of the redistributed surface mass loaded the lithosphere
Arthur Compton (3,919 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Compton, A. H. (May 23, 1913). "A Laboratory Method of Demonstrating the Earth's Rotation". Science. 37 (960): 803–06. Bibcode:1913Sci....37..803C. doi:10.1126/science
Rotating spheres (3,279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
according to Newton, the centrifugal forces [presently attributed to the earth's rotation] would not occur. — Max Born: Einstein's Theory of Relativity, pp.
Superhabitable planet (4,237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Riguzzi, F.; Panza, G.; Varga, P.; Doglioni, C. (19 March 2010). "Can Earth's rotation and tidal despinning drive plate tectonics?". Tectonophysics. 484 (1):
Frame of reference (5,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reference because he is not accelerating (ignoring effects such as Earth's rotation and gravity). Now consider Betsy, the person driving the car. Betsy
Voyager 2 (5,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at a precise frequency, and this frequency would be affected by the Earth's rotation (due to the Doppler effect) and the onboard receiver's temperature
Climate of New Zealand (2,905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water vapour from the ocean is pushed from the west in response to Earth’s rotation. This weather circulates the southern seas largely unimpeded by land
Gravity Probe B (3,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time are "warped" by the presence of the Earth, and by how much the Earth's rotation "drags" space-time around with it. The geodetic effect is an effect
Bearing an Hourglass (1,761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
travel. By selectively moving himself slightly out of sync with the Earth's rotation and orbit as he travels in time, he can use it to travel in space (yellow)
Tomica Kizuna Gattai Earth Granner (1,724 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Spinner appeared on Earth, aiming to obtain the Earth Energy from the Earth's rotation and started to wreak havoc on the planet by summoning huge monsters
Kennedy–Thorndike experiment (2,592 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compared to caesium and rubidium atomic fountain clocks. Changes during Earth's rotation have been searched for. Data between 2001–2002 was analyzed. ≲ 10 −
The Time Machine (6,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetation. He continues to make jumps forward through time, seeing Earth's rotation gradually cease and the sun grow larger, redder, and dimmer, and the
Giant-impact hypothesis (6,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mass from such a collision. Regardless of the speed and tilt of the Earth's rotation before the impact, it would have experienced a day some five hours
Ziggy Alberts (1,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
number 9 on the ARIA Album Chart. The album is a metaphor about the Earth's rotation in a passionate message about the importance of protecting marine life
Western astrology (4,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and horizon intersect. During the course of a day, because of the Earth's rotation, the entire circle of the ecliptic will pass through the ascendant
Pencil (mathematics) (2,563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
meridians of the globe are defined by the pencil of planes on the axis of Earth's rotation. Two intersecting planes meet in a line in three-space, and so, determine
SN 1054 (8,954 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and Earth's Rotation, Cambridge University Press, 1997, 573 pages, ISBN 0-521-46194-4 Stephenson, F. Richard (1997). Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation
Mercator projection (6,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(as long as the projection is based on a cylinder centered on the Earth's rotation axis; see the transverse Mercator projection for another application)
Jacques Vallée (2,855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is, a satellite orbiting the earth in the opposite direction to the earth's rotation. At the time he observed this, there were no rockets powerful enough
Immanuel Kant (20,597 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contemplating on a prize question by the Berlin Academy about the problem of Earth's rotation, he argued that the Moon's gravity would slow down Earth's spin and
Ernest Harry Vestine (431 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Variations of the Geomagnetic Field, Fluid Motions, and the Rate of the Earth's Rotation", Proc Natl Acad Sci, 1952, December; 38(12). EH Vestine, "Polar, Magnetic
Plate tectonics (12,949 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concluded that tidal forces (the tidal lag or "friction") caused by the Earth's rotation and the forces acting upon it by the Moon are a driving force for plate
Thermal wind (1,441 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from a balance of forces along a horizontal dimension. Whenever the Earth's rotation plays a dominant role in fluid dynamics, as in the mid-latitudes, a
Timeline of the evolutionary history of life (3,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 2015-03-04. Because the Moon helps stabilize the tilt of the Earth's rotation, it prevents the Earth from wobbling between climatic extremes. Without
Archaeoastronomy (13,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
position of celestial bodies changes with the time of day due to the Earth's rotation, the time of these calibration observations must be accurately known
Mass versus weight (3,421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they are immune to the gravity-countering centrifugal force due to Earth's rotation about its axis. But if you step onto spring-based or digital load cell-based
Super Giant (1,628 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
after a group of children, but summon their almighty leader to alter Earth's rotation. (Part 2 of 2). This film is part of the U.S. version Invaders from
Clock of the Long Now (2,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more evolvable. For instance, the ratio of day to years depends on Earth's rotation, which is slowing at a noticeable but not very predictable rate. This
Euan Macdonald (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the trees over a certain time, and the changing light caused by the earth’s rotation around the sun." In 1998, Macdonald shot the video House (everythinghappensatonce)
Modern searches for Lorentz violation (10,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
They searched for fluctuations in the 3-momentum of photons during Earth's rotation, by measuring the Compton scattering of ultrarelativistic electrons
Richard Dawkins (10,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
response to beliefs such as Jesus' mother was a virgin, Joshua slowed Earth's rotation or Muhammad split the moon". "Over and above believing surreal nonsense
On the Spot (2011 TV series) (206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Medieval Times, Astronomy, Energy From the Crusades to catapults, Earth's rotation to Jupiter's moons, and OPEC to windmills. 113 U.S. Capitals, Oceans
Timeline of luminiferous aether (2,116 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
produces a positive result while attempting to detect the effect of Earth's rotation on the velocity of light. The significance of the experiment remains
Futurama (season 6) (1,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
applied physics by presenting a thesis for harnessing the power of Earth's rotation, but is interrupted due to her allergy to the committee chairman Professor
Galileo Galilei (15,194 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
point on the Earth's surface sped up and slowed down because of the Earth's rotation on its axis and revolution around the Sun. He circulated his first
Qibla (7,706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
it appears to move from east to west daily as a consequence of the earth's rotation. The combination of these two apparent motions means that every day
Equation clock (1,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of 15 degrees per hour, keeping pace with the average speed of the Earth's rotation relative to the Sun. Sometimes, a digital representation of this rotation
Arabella Kenealy (818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
women’s rights movement. Kenealy was intrigued by the effect that the earth's rotation might have on evolution. Her 1934 book explained "the phenomenon of
Arthur Paul Pedrick (1,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of irrigation, with pumping energy derived from the effect of the earth's rotation about the polar axis". In this patent, Pedrick describes in extremely
Hebrew calendar (15,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
synodic month is becoming gradually longer, but since the tides slow Earth's rotation rate even more, the mean synodic month is becoming gradually shorter
List of songs recorded by Wolfmother (1,270 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(Neil Young cover) Neil Young Cosmic Egg (special editions) 2009 "The Earth's Rotation Around the Sun" Andrew Stockdale Chris Ross Myles Heskett "Mind's Eye"
Satellite Internet access (7,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
orbit the Earth above the equator and remain fixed by following the Earth's rotation—was first proposed by Herman Potočnik in 1928 and popularised by the
Operation Phototrack (1,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
volunteer had a motor-driven polar-axis camera mount that countered the earth's rotation, the stars were represented by dots whose sizes depended on the resolution
Atomic clock (8,093 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ET(Lunar), UT and TDT'". In A.K. Babcock; G.A. Wilkins (eds.). The Earth's Rotation and Reference Frames for Geodesy and Geophysics, International Astronomical
Sweden (27,942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and the general west wind drift, caused by the direction of planet Earth's rotation. Continental west-coasts (to which all of Scandinavia belongs, as the
Homochirality (4,635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
those caused by circularly polarized light, quartz crystals, or the Earth's rotation, β-Radiolysis or the magnetochiral effect. The most accepted universal
Glossary of fishery terms (7,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the deep-ocean floor (abyssal plain). Coriolis effect - due to the Earth's rotation, freely moving objects on the surface of the earth veer right in the
Transit of Venus (6,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
26 July 69,163, and—given unlikely assumptions on the constancy of Earth's rotation—again on 29 March 224,508. The simultaneous occurrence of a solar eclipse
Kitty Pryde (9,829 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kidnapped by Reverend William Stryker, she phases out of sync with Earth's rotation to move from one place in the world (only east or west) to another
Solar eclipse of 1 May 1185 (1,525 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(link) Stephenson, F. Richard (24 March 2008). Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation. Cambrdige: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-05633-5.CS1
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (4,722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of speed sensations of the Earth surface, though it moves, by the Earth's rotation, at about 1700 km/h at the equator. In this category there is a thought
Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structure played a key role in the scientific investigation of the Earth's rotation. In 1898, the International Geodetic Association established a network
International System of Units (17,480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resistance (unit: ohm). While the second is readily determined from the Earth's rotation period, the metre, originally defined in terms of the Earth's size
Vega (9,027 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
precession cycle requires 25,770 years, during which time the pole of the Earth's rotation follows a circular path across the celestial sphere that passes near
Uncrewed spaceflights to the International Space Station (2,093 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spaceports at higher latitude, the eastward boost provided by the Earth's rotation is about 463 metres per second (1,520 ft/s) (1,035 miles per hour)
John Cleves Symmes Jr. (2,999 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the transition. He argued that due to the centrifugal force of Earth's rotation, the Earth would be flattened at the poles, leading to a vast passage
Angular momentum (11,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1852 Léon Foucault used a gyroscope in an experiment to display the Earth's rotation. William J. M. Rankine's 1858 Manual of Applied Mechanics defined angular
International Cospas-Sarsat Programme (3,873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beacon is moving toward or away from the satellite track due to the Earth's rotation, the Doppler shift induced by that motion also can be used in the calculation
Flywheel energy storage (5,600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spinning flywheel in a vehicle would slowly precess following the Earth's rotation, and precess further yet in vehicles that travel long distances over
Kater's pendulum (2,888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but slightly oblate; it was thicker at the equator because of the Earth's rotation. Since the surface was farther from the Earth's center at Cayenne than
Mass–energy equivalence (13,542 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
±2 micrograms. InfraNet Lab (2008-12-07). Harnessing the Energy from the Earth's Rotation. Article on Earth rotation energy. Divided by c^2. InfraNet Lab, 7
History of science and technology in China (7,885 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
original on 2008-03-09. F.R. Stephenson (1997). Historical Eclipses and Earth's Rotation. Cambridge University Press. Weapons of the terracotta army english@peopledaily
List of software bugs (4,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its intended splashdown point due to an incorrect constant for the Earth's rotation rate. The rotation rate corresponding to the 24 hour solar day was
Sweden during World War II (7,164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
operator applied a set of planned corrections (such as that for the Earth's rotation) in the opposite direction to the way he had been instructed. The rocket
Benefits of space exploration (2,761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geostationary orbit, meaning that they move at the same speed as the Earth's rotation and thus they always see the same area. Even when it is dark in the
Long range shooting (2,204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
caused by the rotation of the bullet Coriolis effect, caused by the Earth's rotation Mirage, which causes the shooter to hit high and to the side if there
Rasmus Sørnes (2,148 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
slow down 1 minute in 10 years. On the other hand, the error for the Earth's rotation around the sun is only 0.7 seconds per year. This can be compared to
Equation of time (7,904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tiny increase of the mean solar day due to the slowing down of the Earth's rotation, by about 2 ms per day per century, which currently accumulates up
Gordon Cooper (7,147 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kilometers (81 mi) short of the target. A computer error had set the Earth's rotation at 360 degrees per day whereas it is actually 360.98. The difference
List of Wu-Tang Clan affiliate albums (72 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2005 Napalm Recordings Super Sista Njeri Earth September 27, 2005 Earth's Rotation Records Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture Various October 14, 2005 Think
Mithraism (20,243 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
change in the earth's orientation in space caused by a wobble in the earth's rotation (so Ulansey). Burkert, Walter (1987). Ancient Mystery Cults. Harvard
Nansen's Fram expedition (7,912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the ice to the right of the wind direction, due to the effect of the Earth's rotation. This discovery would be developed by Nansen's pupil, Vagn Walfrid
Luminiferous aether (9,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Michelson–Gale–Pearson experiment, which detected the Sagnac effect due to Earth's rotation (see Aether drag hypothesis). Another, completely different attempt
Tycho Brahe (11,869 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rising and setting of the Sun and stars could be explained by the Earth's rotation, as Copernicus had said, still such a fast motion could not belong
Antikythera mechanism (12,006 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-0-7923-6298-2. Stephenson, F. R. (1997). Historical Eclipses and the Earth's Rotation. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-46194-8. Ptolemy (1998)
Phineas and Ferb (season 1) (686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
tries to stop his nemesis Dr. Doofenshmirtz from controlling the Earth's rotation with a magnet and a giant sheet of tin foil. Note: This episode is
History of science (18,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calculations of Islamic astronomers. His findings were focused on the earth's rotation on its axis every twenty-four hours and its orbit around the sun every
Project HARP (5,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
equator would allow the projectile to procure extra velocity from the earth's rotation to reach higher altitudes. In addition, the site's close proximity
John W. Wells (2,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Geochronometry” paper, which demonstrated their theory that the earth's rotation was slowing down. His research indicated that there were more days
Fictitious force (8,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his Foucault pendulum to show that a Coriolis force results from the Earth's rotation. If the Earth were to rotate twenty times faster (making each day only
Satellite system (astronomy) (4,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
how the tidal bulge is pushed ahead by Earth's rotation. This offset bulge exerts a net torque on the Moon, boosting it while slowing Earth's rotation.
Pierre-Simon Laplace (12,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the gravitational gradient from the Sun and Moon but ignoring the Earth's rotation, the effects of continents, and other important effects, could not
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 TV series) (10,656 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
– The head of Sopho University who first attempted to speed up the Earth's rotation in "Donatello's Degree." In "Too Hot to Handle," Professor Sopho tried
Faster-than-light neutrino anomaly (6,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adjustments for other factors, such as the Sagnac effect in which the Earth's rotation affects the distance traveled by the neutrinos. Then an alternative
Tests of general relativity (10,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
percent. The results reported the frame dragging effect (caused by Earth's rotation) added up to 37 milliarcseconds with an error of about 19 percent.
Traditional Chinese timekeeping (2,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 0-7141-2733-7. Stephenson, F. Richard (1997). Historical Eclipses and Earth’s Rotation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521461948.
Abiogenesis (31,705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
those caused by circularly polarized light, quartz crystals, or the Earth's rotation, statistical fluctuations during racemic synthesis, and spontaneous
List of lay Catholic scientists (4,332 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1819–1868) – invented the Foucault pendulum to measure the effect of the earth's rotation Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826) – discovered Fraunhofer lines in
Escapement (8,698 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first clock capable of detecting small variations in the speed of Earth's rotation. Escapement (radio control) Galileo's escapement Master clock Riefler
Supergirl (season 4) (5,706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
it back. Barry and Kara travel in opposite directions to slow the Earth's rotation in order to impede Deegan, despite Clark saying it will kill them.
Outline of solar energy (7,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of day, and season due to the Earth's orbit around the sun and the Earth's rotation around its tilted axis. Energy tower (downdraft) – EURO-SOLAR Programme –
Emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station (9,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beacon is moving toward or away from the satellite track due to the Earth's rotation, it is on one side or other of the satellite's path. Doppler shift
List of Almost Naked Animals episodes (77 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 2013 (2013-04-15) 301 "The Rotation Situation": Duck speeds up the Earth's rotation, causing the staff to age faster. "The Tail of Howie": Howie tries
19th century in science (4,013 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the law of conservation of energy. In 1851, Léon Foucault showed the Earth's rotation with a huge pendulum (Foucault pendulum). There were important advances
Astrological age (9,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
angle known as the obliquity of the ecliptic. The orange axis was the Earth's rotation axis 5000 years ago when it pointed to the star Thuban. The yellow
Fleeming Jenkin (5,979 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calculated that Fourier's theory of heat and the actions of tides on the earth's rotation allowed for an earth no more than 100 million years old and doubted
External ballistics (13,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the direction and velocity of movement and the direction of the Earth's rotation. The Eötvös effect is largest at the equator and decreases to zero
William Delbert Gann (4,344 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
also uses a scale of $0.07 ($1/15) to 1 degree, which is based on the Earth's rotation in 24 hours (for 24 times 15° is 360°). Using $120 as an example, $120
Dimmock v Secretary of State for Education and Skills (4,663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is carried over to western Europe by the prevailing winds and the earth's rotation ... they call it the Ocean Conveyor. At the end of the last ice age
Ship gun fire-control system (9,843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
typical cruising, the erecting system corrects for any error. The Earth's rotation is fast enough to need correcting. A small adjustable weight on a threaded
History of the metre (10,501 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1843 to 1878. At the time the second was defined as a fraction of the Earth's rotation time and determined by clocks whose precision was checked by astronomical
Meanings of minor planet names: 5001–6000 (388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pendulum in Paris in 1851, a device demonstrating the effect of the Earth's rotation. MPC · 5668 5670 Rosstaylor 1985 VF2 Stuart Ross Taylor (born 1925)
History of special relativity (16,285 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
S2CID 124333204 Michelson, Albert A.; Gale, Henry G. (1925), "The Effect of the Earth's Rotation on the Velocity of Light", The Astrophysical Journal, 61: 140–145,
Criticism of the theory of relativity (10,404 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Chiron. Michelson, A. A.; Gale, Henry G. (1925). "The Effect of the Earth's Rotation on the Velocity of Light, II". Astrophysical Journal. 61: 140. Bibcode:1925ApJ
Timeline of meteorology (8,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
end of the 19th century, meteorologists recognized that the way the Earth's rotation is taken into account in meteorology is analogous to what Coriolis
Meanings of minor planet names: 10001–11000 (340 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and medieval astronomical records to improve our knowledge of the earth's rotation, supernovae and comets. The name was suggested by the object's identifier
Timeline of the development of tectonophysics (before 1954) (9,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
millionth of the gravity. If the tidal force moves continents, than the Earth's rotation would stop after only one year. Daly, Reginald A. (1926). Our Mobile
Balanced flow (5,963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
except for slow laminar flows. Coriolis force. This action, due to the Earth's rotation, tends to displace any body travelling in the northern (southern) hemisphere
Numerical modeling (geology) (8,935 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
liquid outer core is difficult because: the Coriolis effect due to the Earth's rotation cannot be ignored the magnetic field generated will also generate Lorentz
List of Danger Mouse episodes (841 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
stop Greenback who has placed a device at the North Pole to stop the Earth's rotation and cancel gravity. Title reference: Ice Station Zebra 11 11 "A Plague
Hydropower policy in the United States (5,800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loss of species and even, as one scientist claims, a change in the Earth's rotation due to huge amounts of water being moved to reservoirs. Also, the major
List of Toriko characters (20,685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the planet is rocked by massive natural disasters as a result of the Earth's rotation stopping. Ichiryū (一龍) Voiced by: Kenyu Horiuchi (Japanese); R Bruce
William P. Bidelman (12,175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was the first permanently occupied observatory built on a mountain. The night sky over Mount Hamilton displays star trails due to the Earth's rotation.
Linden Observatory Complex (6,718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
telescope tube; the use of clocks to synchronise the motor drive with earth's rotation, full motor control of telescope and dome positioning while observing
Outline of oceanography (32,353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attempted to explain the motion of Earth's tides as a consequence of Earth's rotation and revolution around the sun Dory Rips – Extreme tidal agitation of