Groundwater extraction shifted Earth’s axis
1st July, 2023 Environment
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- The planet’s axis has drifted at the rate of 4.36 cm per year towards the east.
- It was carried out by
- Ki-Weon Seo, Taewhan Jeon, Jae-Seung Kim, Kookhyoun Youm of the Seoul National University (South Korea),
- Dongryeol Ryu of the University of Melbourne (Australia),
- Jooyoung Eom of the Kyungpook National University (South Korea),
- Jianli Chen of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong),
- Clark R Wilson of the University of Texas at Austin (USA).
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