# Objects spinning and flow

1. Dec 28, 2013

### lufc88

If two balls were close to each other in a pool of water and each had some angular momentum but one was spinning one way and the other was spinning the other way what would happen? same question for if they both were spinning the same way?

2. Dec 28, 2013

### SteamKing

Staff Emeritus
Eventually, both objects would stop spinning, due to the frictional drag created by the flow of the water. Either way.

3. Dec 28, 2013

### A.T.

I think the OP is asking if they will drift closer together or apart.

4. Dec 29, 2013

### lufc88

what about assuming negligible friction? and yes I am.

5. Dec 29, 2013

### SteamKing

Staff Emeritus
Well, if you are making assumptions, list them in your post. If you want to ask a question, be specific about what you want to know. No one wants to play guessing games to try to read what's on someone's mind.

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