Jagran Josh Logo
  1. Home
  2. |  
  3. CBSE Board|  

What makes the Earth rotate?

Apr 30, 2015 14:07 IST

    Q. What makes the Earth rotate?

    Ans. All celestial bodies in the universe were formed by the condensation of a rotating mass of gasses. The frictional and other forces in space are very small, hence due to the conservation of angular momentum (which states that in the absence of net external torque acting on a system about a given axis, the total angular momentum of the system about that axis remains constant), all celestial bodies along with Earth kept on moving about their axis as they started initially.

    Latest Videos

    Register to get FREE updates

      All Fields Mandatory
    • (Ex:9123456789)
    • Please Select Your Interest
    • Please specify

    • ajax-loader
    • A verifcation code has been sent to
      your mobile number

      Please enter the verification code below

    Newsletter Signup
    Follow us on
    This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK
    X

    Register to view Complete PDF