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Re: What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

by LanX (Archbishop)
on Nov 15, 2015 at 13:31 UTC ( #1147725=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

> The centripetal force would rip out the Earth's core

Could it be that you're confusing centripetal with centrifugal force ?

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