Coriolis effect

1835

Coriolis effect

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis atmospheric_sciences

Coriolis effect

Handedness

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You tell me why the Coriolis effect pulls to the right in the northern hemisphere but to the left in the southern. I often mix up left and right. A demonstration or animation would be useful.

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