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Take for example the case of a rod rotating about an axis passing through its centre of mass and perpendicular to it. It has a ring hung from one of its sides. The rotation of the rod causes the ring to move out wards and ultimately fall off the rod. Wrt ground the ring should experience a centripetal force inwards (right?) But still it moves outwards.Why? What is the force acting outwards wrt ground?