[T3] East to West; West to East

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Thu Jan 26 17:46:50 PST 2012

On 26 Jan 2012 at 18:25, Gary Forsmo wrote:

> It's all to do with the way the Earth rotates.  Things in the West are
> already moving East at 1,000 mph.  Obviously it takes less energy to move
> then East than West.  ;-)
> ***********************
> So does that mean if I could run at 1,000 mph, essentially my car would be
> standing still as the earth rotates underneath me?  [?]  :-)

Yes, but you don't have to run nearly as fast if you go to one of the 
poles.  ;-)

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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