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# Why the shape of very small object and very big object is spherical?

Updated: 12/19/2022

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This is an outstanding question. On the atomic and molecular scale rotation tends to determine the spherical shape. Molecules do tend to organize in a spherical manner on a large scale as rain drops. However, should the raindrop grow too large as it falls neck instability tends to give it a barbell shape in which it will break into more than one sphere.

But besides rotation for planets they tend to "organize" around a center of mass and gravitational forces are at work here. I welcome additional comments on this subject.

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