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Spin cycles

There’s a deeper meaning behind the way things rotate.
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Many things on Earth and in the heavens move in circles or ellipses. But the direction in which they spin is also important.

Spin is something we don’t always notice. For example, when you’re standing to the left of a car and it starts moving forward, which way do the wheels turn — clockwise or counterclockwise? Everyone should be able to figure this out in a few seconds, yet not everybody gets it right. And when it comes to the larger universe, the motion of celestial bodies often seems downright mysterious.

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