Well, you already know it’s pretty hot down there so you couldn’t do it, but if you could because your container was impervious, and you were suspended right in the middle, you’d be weightless. 84 more words
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In 2035, to be precise. It’s a Thursday. It looks something like this and is about the size of the Empire State Building.
If it does hit us it’s going to destroy a lot of things on the planet, but not kill us completely. 73 more words
No. The moon is drifting away about 4 centimeters a year. Over time it will drift out to space and Earth will have no moon. 68 more words
Mysteriously, they are made largely of the same materials which casts doubts on the Giant-impact hypothesis (which predicts the moon should be made of 70% material from Theia, the so-called planet that collided with Earth). 30 more words