If We Had No Moon

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What would life on earth be like without the moon? Well, chances are, there wouldn’t be any life on earth without the moon. Life – if it had started at all – would still be in the earliest stages of evolution.

Scientists use the latest computer simulations to show how an ancient rogue planet – Orpheus – collided with the earth millions of years ago, producing a sizable chunk of debris that eventually became our moon. If that collision had never occurred, we would live in a very different place. Imagine a moon-less weather report – blizzards over the Sahara, floodwaters swallowing the Pyramids, 90-degree temperatures in Antarctica. As the earth wobbles on its axis – unsecured by the moon’s gravitational pull – the polar caps would grow and recede at frightening rates. And without the moon, our planet would spin much faster – meaning four-hour days and searing temperatures.

If We Had No Moon, 7.0 out of 10 based on 15 ratings

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    Ater watching this I Thank God we have a moon.

    • ThankGod4Science

      Are you having a laugh. I didn’t watch but your very deluded sir.

      • Lawrence Mark

        And u sir are not only deluded, but also: ignorant, hoodwinked, brainwashed and obviously blind.

        • jesuslovesamericaaah

          hoodwinked?? haha wtf. if you agree with backlinks you must be american

      • Lawrence Mark

        And u sir are not only deluded, but also: ignorant, hoodwinked, brainwashed and obviously blind.

  • george

    this is just an advert for religion….

  • http://www.dnabiotecture.co.nz Bob

    I have not watch this yet but the opening sentence is wrong the rogue planet that hit earth??? to create the moon LOL
    The Moon is like no other satellite in our solar system it is more likely to be a spaceship than a rogue planet.
    observation:
    moon rocks were dated at 5.3 billion years old
    Moon rocks were magnetized. This is odd because there is no magnetic field on the moon itself. This could not have originated from a “close call” with Earth—such an encounter would have ripped the moon apart.
    Our moon is the only moon in the solar system that has a stationary, near-perfect circular orbit

    Moon Diameter: How does one explain the “coincidence” that the moon is just the right distance, coupled with just the right diameter, to completely cover the sun during an eclipse? Again, Isaac Asimov responds, “There is no astronomical reason why the moon and the sun should fit so well. It is the sheerest of coincidences, and only the Earth among all the planets is blessed in this fashion.”