New Readers Guide
Scenes from Unity
92. Galaxies Floating on a Dark Matter Stream
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Sam: I feel like we're falling... but floating.
Juni: You know how if you throw or drop something, its path curves to the West?
Sam: Yes... the Coriolis Force.
Juni: It's not really a force, but a lack of one.
Juni: Unity spins constantly, and things that are on the ground get "thrown" outwards. It is what keeps us moving towards the ground, and causes wind and all sorts of other stuff.
Juni: But we are not on the ground... we were continuing in a straight line, at about five hundred meters per second.
Sam: Straight? The tunnel we were in looked curved...
Juni: Because Unity is still rotating.
Sam: I think I understand. So where are we now?
Juni: We are outside.
Juni: Among the stars.
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