What Would Happen if the Earth Stopped Turning?

This article was originally written in 2010, but we’ve now updated it and added this spiffy new video. As you probably know, the Earth is rotating on its axis. This gives us day and night. Of course it’s impossible, but what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning? Remember, this isn’t possible, it can’t happen, … Continue reading What Would Happen if the Earth Stopped Turning?