# History Sandbox / SpinTheEarthBackwards

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Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and appear in the east again. So if you spin the earth in the opposite direction, it will make the sun set in the east, rise in the west, and set in the east again, and ''that'' means a the clocks and all of time will move bavkwardd.

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Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and appear in the east again. So if you spin the earth in the opposite direction, it will make the sun set in the east, rise in the west, and set in the east again, and ''that'' means a the clocks and all of time will move bavkwardd.backwards.

Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and appear in the east again. So if you don't have clocks spinning backwards, then spin the Earth.

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Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and appear in the east again. So if you don't have clocks spinning backwards, then spin the Earth.earth in the opposite direction, it will make the sun set in the east, rise in the west, and set in the east again, and ''that'' means a the clocks and all of time will move bavkwardd.

Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and rise in the east again. So if you don't have clocks spinning backwards, then spin the Earth.

The idea defies physics, but it is a popular method for timetravel nonetheless. The results of actually trying to reverse the Earth's spin is likely to tear it apart, but whatever {{handwave}} sets that issue aside to discuss the effects of time travel instead.

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Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and rise appear in the east again. So if you don't have clocks spinning backwards, then spin the Earth.

The idea [[ArtisticLicensePhysics defies physics, physics]], as well as [[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy astronomy]], but it is a popular method for timetravel TimeTravel nonetheless. The results of actually trying to reverse the Earth's spin is likely to tear it apart, but whatever {{handwave}} sets that issue aside to discuss the effects of time travel instead.

Our primary method of measuring time is by the rotation of the Earth. Modern clocks that tell us 24 hour time derive from the consistent observation that it takes about that long for the sun to rise in the east, set in the west, and rise in the east again. So if you don't have clocks spinning backwards, then spin the Earth.

The idea defies physics, but it is a popular method for timetravel nonetheless. The results of actually trying to reverse the Earth's spin is likely to tear it apart, but whatever {{handwave}} sets that issue aside to discuss the effects of time travel instead.

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