Earth

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The Moon (Luna)

The Moon(or Luna) is Earth's only natural satellite. It was created as a result of collision between Earth and Mars-sized protoplanet Teia 4.53 billion years ago. It's 384399 km away from Earth and moves away from our planet at a rate of 3.8 cm per year. The Moon's gravity is 1/6 of Earth's and it has no atmosphere. In 2009 NASA announced that they have found water on the moon. The Moon's cycle is 29 days, 12 hours, [...]

Abandon ship, or fix it?

Should we fix earth or just colonize another planet? As NASA and Elon Musk continue to spend top dollar on space exploration, talks of living on planets outside our earth are filtering into the air. In fact, Elon Musk said that the cost of moving to Mars with a free return ticket would be around $500,000 or lesser in the future. Ok, but, what happens if we are successful men those planets? Where do we start from? How do [...]