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    Centrifugal Force due to Earth's Rotation

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    Earth is a spherical object, which completes a full rotation every 24 hours. How long should the day on Earth be so that an object at the equator is able to float freely above the ground?

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    Earth is a spherical object, which completes a rotation once every 24 hours. How long should the day on Earth be so that an object at the equator is able to float freely above the ...

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    We calculate how fast the earth needs to rotate in order for an object at the equator to freely float above the ground.

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