If the Earth was spinning much faster, it would flatten out to a disc.
Why is Everything Spherical?
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Without wind, the a planet entirely composed of water would be perfect smooth. 00:42
The speed of spinning influences a planet or star's overall shape. 02:30
Written by Curiosity Staff January 15, 2015
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