How does the Earth’s rotation affect time?

People, people. We are answering this question by saying again and again the rotation of the Earth does not affect time.

I’d approach it differently.

The rotation of the Earth is why we have different times. It’s why we have time zones and the International Date Line. The rotation of our planet affects everybody’s time!

Author: Wayne Boyd

Wayne Edward Boyd was born in Morristown, New Jersey in 1953. He is a published author, former ISKCON sannyasi, and traveler, having lived on 3 continents and visited 37 countries. He presently lives in Amarillo, Texas working as a correctional officer and has interests in photography, political science and astronomy.

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