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Umm why would the the weather systems north and south of the equator turn in opposite directions, when the earth turns in one direction?
Surely they would both turn in the same direction, if it was soley down to the earths spin?
Well there is magnetics that changes the north and south
the earth spins on a axis, meaning that the lower hemisphere is more shielded from the solar winds
and the upper hemisphere would bare the brunt, north would be slightly hotter and the south slightly cooler
gravation might play more of a role on the lower hemisphere than the northern also
These things are always interconnected so, not being a wether man, I'm not entirely sure but I don't "think" it's down to the earths spin so much, Magnetics I think would be playing more of a role, the magnetic influence on the gas atoms.
Umm, reducing friction on the statusphere, leaving it to be more influenced by gravity, so turn in a direction the same as the earth
where as the troposhere wouldn't be
The difference between one plane trying to take off on a normal runway and another trying to take off on a conveyor belt will be as insignificant as one ball rolling down a rising escalator and another ball rolling down an escalator that is turned off.
One example gets acceleration from gravity, the other from jet engines.
They use ground friction too, don't they?
Take a cyclist sitting on his bike, take yourself running on a treadmill.
Exactly how do you see that differing from using a propeller to get that forward moving force?
As long as you're still on that treadmill?
Now one twin decides to go on a short trip at 90% C. That twin trades some of his time velocity for space velocity to move away from his twin. Now they are NOT both moving through time at the same velocity
""Bored Chemist said no you didn't need a map and that GPS could tell you where you were any where in the universe. "
Oh no I didn't.
Oh yes you did!"
OK, for a start either show a quote where I said that or leave.QuoteI said "have a complete map of the moon."
Nope, you can use a coordinate system based on earth anywhere, including the moon."
You said nope you do not need a map
QuoteA coordinate system based on earth (the one I had in mind was latitude, longitude and altitude) which can be used to pinpoint any place in the universe.
Even though we do not actually know how big the universe is or what it really looks like!
Oh really you never get signal problems?
The "Dark Side of the Moon" has nothing to do with the sun or illumination.
Rather, the moon is tidally locked with the earth. One side of the moon always faces the earth. One side (the dark side) always faces away from the earth. Thus, if you were on the side of the moon facing away from Earth... the GPS satellites would be useless.
The problem with global warming is that we do not really know why it is is happening - although there is no doubt in my mind why the warming has excellerated: US HUMANS.
It was only 13,000 years ago that glaciation had frozen in the atlantic down to the middle of the UK & France &c.
No, it would not!! You seem to be making a very bad assumption about how much friction wheels produce. They are hardly any different from ice skates.
The amount of thrust that the engines have to produce to overcome the rolling resistance of the wheels is negligible compared with the thrust required to accelerate the mass of the plane and the thrust required to overcome wind resistance.