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What would happen if the world stopped spinning?

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: Have you ever wondered what would happen if the world stopped spinning? The consequences would be cataclysmic, right? Well, not necessarily. It all depends on the speed with which the planet came to a stop. A sudden and abrupt halt? Forget it! But if the world slowed on its axis gradually and came safely to a standstill, then life on Earth might just survive. But here's the thing: the rotation of the Earth is already slowing down. So, what's going to happen?Click through the following gallery and find out the spin on living in a world that never turned again.

What would happen if the world stopped spinning?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if the world stopped spinning? The consequences would be cataclysmic, right? Well, not necessarily. It all depends on the speed with which the planet came to a stop. A sudden and abrupt halt? Forget it! But if the world slowed on its axis gradually and came safely to a standstill, then life on Earth might just survive. But here's the thing: the rotation of the Earth is already slowing down. So, what's going to happen?

Click through the following gallery and find out the spin on living in a world that never turned again.

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