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If the Sun Rises From the West

What would happen if the earth started spinning the other way?

As winter coats the earth in blankets of snow, slowly giving way to spring, then summer, and eventually autumn — during which the earth undergoes drastic transformations — due to its anticlockwise rotation, there arises a frightening possibility, one that has become a reality for Venus.

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Sharika Hafeez

Sharika Hafeez

Physics student. Under the inky-black sky, with a steaming cup of chai in my hands, I watch the stars and I write. Email me at:

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