Do we Really Need the Moon?
What if the moon we know never existed? What if it suddenly disappeared from our skies? What would happen to the earth?
It controls the tides, the rythem of the seasons and the stability of our planet, so why would happen if it just wasn’t there?
Using computer graphics, scientists explain the problems and situations that would happen if the moon wasn’t there.
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