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Gravitational pull is related to rotational speed?

  1. Oct 2, 2006 #1
    I found the following posted in another forum:

    He did not cite the source.

    He suggests that this is related to Relativity. I'm no relativity expert but I doubt the authenticity of his claims, especially the part that the rotation of a planet affects its gravitational pull. What do you think?
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  3. Oct 2, 2006 #2


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    It's nonsensical.
  4. Oct 2, 2006 #3
    What kind of forum is this? O_O

    As usually, russ is correct, it's complete BS.
  5. Oct 3, 2006 #4
    You might want to look into Coriolis effect in relation to Earth's rotation. What you are saying is pure non-sense.
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