12 03, 2020

The Earth’s Rotation Is Slowing, Thanks To The Moon (Cool Weird Awesome 257)

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We’re hearing a lot about how a research project has shown that Earth days used to be about a half-hour shorter than they are now. Why is our planet rotating more slowly now? It's mostly because of the moon. Plus: in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the National Shag Dance Championships are getting underway.