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Old 08-29-2020, 11:14 PM   #9
TimM
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Re: The Coriolis Effect

If the universe were rotating about a central point, all the bodies in it would have to be gravitationally bound to that point, so it would represent the center of an enormous mass. So I imagine there would be some effect, as in the paper above. But I'm not sure it would be the same effect as the planet itself rotating in a non-rotating universe. If it would, such that the two situations were indistinguishable, it seems you'd have a new kind of equivalence principle between the two situations.
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