If the Moon was not exactly the size, mass and distance that it has been at each stage of the Earth's evolution there would be no intelligent life here.
"it is widely regarded as the strangest object in the known universe. Lol what? It's a moon, there are far stranger objects in the universe.
that is the irony, it's just a moon still people know so less about the moon. The moon is there but no one can explain the reason why it is there. Why the moon is larger than a freaking planet, why moon is made of non planetry objects,. . . .Yeah, you are right. It's just a moon
You do realize that all planets have their share of metal in its core. There's no definition as to what a moon (satellite) should be made up of since all planetary material supposedly came from the Big Bang. You should read this http://www.space.com/19275-...
NASA doesn't give us any answers for that, moon parameters and our physical model aren't really compatible. According to that, it couldn't be a natural satellite. They have found radioactive isotopes on the surface with decay time of around 10000 years, it's worth to mention that those isotopes do not form naturally. Also NASA stated that Moon is probably hollow on the inside because when they landed on it, it rang with a bell-like resonance wobbling a bit in a manner suggesting mechanical stabilizers. Below the surface it also contains incredibly large and dense layers of titanium. This leads to numerous theories like making it a Death Star... Putting them aside, the aforementioned facts are obtainable from www.nasa.gov. @Speed-Racer: Can't reach the source now, but weren't non-noble metals created some 2-3 billion years after the big bang?
WTF are "non planetry objects"?
Its an excellent plot for a bad movie.
There is a solid theory... Heres the simulation https://www.classzone.com/b...
you do realize the moon controls the tides right http://scienceline.ucsb.edu...
Been watching too much sci-fi movies, have we?
More like smoking too much stuff!!! I wonder if the writer has ever visited the planet earth lol
I find it so fascinating the way students graduate in astrology or similar degrees, then tell us what they think is going on in space and we must take it as gospel. Like how far stars are, or what materials certain planets are comprised of. There's this consensus of belief that either we accept their observations as to be extremely factual or we're just too stupid to fathom. I doubt anybody actual knows what the f#@?/ is going on up there.
Well said. People are too quick to believe everything they are told because it comes from a 'reputable source'. Just remember, there was a time when everyone on the planet thought the Earth was flat!
thank you!!! well said!! what if all the numbers and calculations they come up with are entirely wrong, since its all based on a theory lol. The foundation of their source material from which they derive all their "factual data" like stones being billions of years old, or how the Universe is 15 billion years old. LOL we're stuck on Earth and everything that is talked about in regards to the universe is pure speculation and theory. Science is still very far behind in regards to what we know about anything that is outside of Earths Atmosphere. I laugh at those discovery shows where they show artists impressions of outer planets and what life "might be like" lmao No one know what the fuck is really going on up there What if stars are not as distant as we think they are? what if the Universe isnt that old to begin with? so many questions and not even the most educated most decorated scholar can answer those questions, for he too is bound to earth
"since its all based on a theory lol." I think you need to go back to your books and read up what a scientific theory is, because its definition breaks your entire argument.
Here's the thing: their theories (scientific theories, not the "it's just a theory" kind) are made of demonstrable bodies of work, comprised of research and experimentation, that they have poured countless hours into and had them reviewed by thousands of others of higher or similar acumen. This body of work has been built up over thousands of years, most recently using a process we call "science." Now, you can choose to accept these people as the authority on the matter, who would have no good reason to hide things like this from you (and it would be impossible to on such a massive scale), or you can choose to believe someone who skimmed through some public domain documents/journals (NASA's in this case), cherry-picked information to fit a narrative (or simply didn't understand what they were reading, as is often the case), and has no professional or legally protected credentials to proclaim themselves an authority on the matter. This does not merely pertain to this case, it pertains to all similar cases (like nutritionists telling you your dietician/doctor is a liar). Which sounds like the more reasonable choice to you?
No sources on quotes, ditto the postulated facts, and the conclusions are drawn by someone with no credibility on the matter. Also, the language is atrocious, which never bodes well for a website. How on earth did this pass quality control?
He didn't pass on Earth. He passed on the Moon.
Hehe. Earth passed on him, more like.
I am scratching my head thinking the same. The language is just too atrocious to get a thumbs up here on techspy.
It's listed as myth on the contributing site.
Nothing but a click bait.. And I see people are falling. Why was this even approved?
As the Universe was being created, it would have been chaos and the planets were smashing into one another. Earth and the moon(formally a planet) smashed into each other. Some of the resulting collision had fallout that became part of the earth and the left over debris collected and became the moon. There is nothing strange about it. Many planets have moons of varying size and density with many different atmospheric conditions.
yeah they smashed into each other and according to the laws of gravity, the collision resulted in 2 balls of mass to form separately, instead of just pulling back to each other as gravity would suggest? its not like the moon or earth are that far apart. The Earths gravity has an effect on the moon now, why wouldnt it have an effect when the masses collided? Instead they tell us that booth bodies spun on its own and formed 2 separate planetary masses, yeah I dont know
Your understanding of gravity and orbits is ridiculously oversimplified - go and read how these mechanics work and then you will your answer.
Yeah cause basing your understanding on computer simulations and text books designed by human understanding is the way to go. You didn't get my point at all
The moon hold the key to life. They not going tell use there another life form which, I know there other life form.But truth can't handle other life form people will go nuts.That how human are.
What a load of bollocks. Also, you can't dismiss science's take on something and just postulate nonsense in it's place. This isn't some fringe science thing that's barely studied, it's an area we know a LOT about. "The sun and moon aren’t always the same size as seen from Earth. In fact, the moon and sun are rarely exactly the same size. The moon’s distance from Earth varies slightly over the course of a single month." If we'd looked up at the moon thousands of years ago the sizes wouldn't correspond at all.. And it won't in the far future. Coincidences are everywhere.
didn't anybody watch Doctor Who the other week? it's an egg. ^_^
"If the Moon was not exactly the size, mass and distance that it has been at each stage of the Earth's evolution there would be no intelligent life here" What intelligent life?
Oh the irony of your dumb joke.
This isn't even his own joke.
I had to remove the share I did on facebook regarding this article, considering how poorly this ignorant paragraph was written: "Why would someone place such an object near the Earth, what could be the purpose ? As it turns out, the only possible reason can be to have life on Earth because without Moon at that exact weird location, with such precise orbit and unnatural composition, they would be no life on Earth. It is like someone made an exception in the Laws of Universe just because there can be life on Earth."
I assumed the moon's only purpose was for ocean tide variations. Think about it, without the moon every coast would have wild tsunamis the whole time and the most unpredictable tides.
That's just not true, if anything we'd have very calm oceans, which in turn could be a bad thing for sea faring animals. Also the ocean wouldn't be able to act as effectively as a natural recycler. http://scienceblogs.com/sta...
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