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[–]hennaojichan[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Is that true about the dams affecting the moon's orbit? Because I wouldn't doubt it.

[–]itsoktobewhite 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

I forget the specifics but it was something along the lines how moon affects ocean tides. Because they put such a massive body water were there wasn't one before it slowed earths rotation by a tiny amount.

[–]hennaojichan[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Yeah, I've heard that straits cause the earth's rotation to slow down a tiny bit. [BTW, I saw a video about the dam and it mentioned the fact that it causes the Earth's rotation to slow ever so slightly. The vid was <simon winchester three gourges dam>]