November 30, 2012

Why You Must Never Hug the Moon

Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs


AP Photo

Of course you know the danger that would befall us if the Earth ever got too close to the Sun, as the Perry Bible Fellowship shows, atop. But have you ever stopped to think about the Moon in our skies, and what would happen if the Earth and Moon were closer together than they actually are?

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TAGGED: Gravity, Moon, Tide

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