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Old 11-26-2008, 02:17 PM   #22
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Default Re: 19.5 + 22.5, 38th Paralell, Erth/Galaxy/Universe Energy Hotspots & other random i

Originally Posted by wilsonericq7 View Post
Why do some galaxies spin oneway while other spin another way?

A. It would depend on if they were above or below the ecliptic.
On Earth water spins differently in each hemisphere.

This is not true. Air spins, due to centrufugal force, in opposite directions from areas of High pressure towards areas of Low pressure depending on Lattitude. Not water. The toilet thing, the false assumption water drains in opposite directions on each side of the equator is an urban legend. The surface area of any draining appliace is too small to be affected by the coriolis effect.

Ok done some research and you may be right about it being an urban myth.
So can you answer the question?
I may have picked a bad example with water so lets go larger and more along your lines -hurricains do they not form differently north and south of the equator?
I know it has everything to do with magnetisim and the charge of the particles it acts upon, you may be better at explaining it than me.
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