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Coriolis Effect

"The Coriolis Effect is an apparent deflection of moving objects when they are viewed from a rotating frame of reference."

 

Named after French scientist Gaspard-Gustave Coriolis who first described it in 1835, this concept of motion (more like psuedo motion/force) indicates that the motion of any mass or object on a rotating plane is relative to the center of that plane.

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Taken on July 2, 2008