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Old 06-12-2019, 03:05 PM
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Collision will happen in an estimated 65 Billion years.
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The moon is moving away from the Earth a little bit each year.
Wait, what?
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:07 PM
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Not necessarily.. If you look at Dwarf Planet Ceres, the Occator Catar is about 90 miles across and Ceres is significantly smaller than our moon, so it survived such huge impact..
More likely itís a more significant remnant of a collision.
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:11 PM
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Your lack of understanding the actual math regarding the probability that "everything" falls into place is evident. Depending on which source you use, the probability that everything falls into place correctly ranges from one chance in 10^220, or down to one chance in 10^500. Take your figure of billions of galaxies, and subtract about 94% of that due to those galaxies being too young or the wrong configuration (too much interstellar radiation in those galaxies).

But for amusement, assume every galaxy out there was the right type galaxy. Your trillions of stars in billions of galaxies times 10 planets per star gets you a total of 10^22 planets. 10^22 planets divided by 10^220 (the most optimistic chance of complex life), gets you a 1 in 10^198 chance of finding an acceptable planet for complex life. For comparison, I've read there's only about 10^80 nucleons in the observable universe.

When understood correctly, the answer is indeed all in the math.
Here is a scientific article on this topic.
There are already several planets that we discovered with a high probability for life.

https://www.space.com/25219-drake-equation.html
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It's funny that anyone is even couching this as a mystery - it's a metal thing UNDER A CRATER. Obviously it's the asteroid or what have you that caused the crater.

That's twice in two days that you've written something that actually makes sense.
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i find the explanation of the creation of the moon very interesting.
i have seen the theories change over the years as more and more info is
gathered and more and more astral observations have been done.

lets just say to me, the things that had to take place to form the moon
are not everyday events.
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it's funny that anyone is even couching this as a mystery - it's a metal thing under a crater. Obviously it's the asteroid or what have you that caused the crater.
nasa:

whatever it is, wherever it came from
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Originally Posted by pdiddy972 View Post
It's funny that anyone is even couching this as a mystery - it's a metal thing UNDER A CRATER. Obviously it's the asteroid or what have you that caused the crater.
Obama's sealed records. Jimmy Hoffa's remains. the mystery remains.
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You're looking at the moon in a very shallow way. There's nothing common about the size of the moon compared to the size of the Earth, its size/distance being perfect for solar eclipse/Relativity research, and its ability to keep a steady tilt/inclination of the Earth (helping the survival of life on Earth), and a host of other factors. The size/orbital details of the moon and Earth are damn spot-on for life to form/exist in this solar system.

You would have to lack any understanding of astrophysics to not be awestruck at how well everything works to keep us alive.
The moon is totally unnecessary for life as we know it, and has virtually nothing to do with earth's axial tilt.

Without the moon, our tides would be milder. Without the tilt, we would not have seasons. Neither is necessary for life as we know it, except that seasonal cycles we see in plants and animals in the higher latitudes (they pretty much don't happen near the equator) wouldn't exist.
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The moon is totally unnecessary for life as we know it, and has virtually nothing to do with earth's axial tilt.

Without the moon, our tides would be milder. Without the tilt, we would not have seasons. Neither is necessary for life as we know it, except that seasonal cycles we see in plants and animals in the higher latitudes (they pretty much don't happen near the equator) wouldn't exist.
Last I checked, no person knows how life originated.
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God knows, and he is not happy.
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Originally Posted by Walford View Post
The moon is totally unnecessary for life as we know it, and has virtually nothing to do with earth's axial tilt.

Without the moon, our tides would be milder. Without the tilt, we would not have seasons. Neither is necessary for life as we know it, except that seasonal cycles we see in plants and animals in the higher latitudes (they pretty much don't happen near the equator) wouldn't exist.
From what I understand without the stabilizing effect of the moon the Earth would wobble a lot more than it currently does. Our planet's tilt would be more extreme from time to time. Life would still be possible, but probably not favorable for intelligent life to evolve. It's believed that Mars has occasionally tilted nearly 90į in its past due to not having a moon of sufficient size to keep its rotation stable.
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Originally Posted by ZumZum View Post
From what I understand without the stabilizing effect of the moon the Earth would wobble a lot more than it currently does. Our planet's tilt would be more extreme from time to time. Life would still be possible, but probably not favorable for intelligent life to evolve. It's believed that Mars has occasionally tilted nearly 90į in its past due to not having a moon of sufficient size to keep its rotation stable.
You are correct.

In addition, without sufficient moon mass the tides would be smaller and incapable of moving/cycling a lot of the Earth's nutrients between the ocean and the continents.

I've also read that a smaller moon would have the effect of reducing the Earth's magnetic field strength. I can picture a scenario that agrees with that claim, but I don't know if my theory/understanding is correct.
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Originally Posted by GrandSportC3 View Post
Here is a scientific article on this topic.
There are already several planets that we discovered with a high probability for life.

https://www.space.com/25219-drake-equation.html
Rather shallow/elementary article. The usual Drake equation (All questions, no answers).

Where were any "high probability for life" planets mentioned?
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Rather shallow/elementary article. The usual Drake equation (All questions, no answers).

Where were any "high probability for life" planets mentioned?
Here are some good candidates..

https://www.space.com/18790-habitabl...og-photos.html
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Originally Posted by Red99SS View Post
The moon is a space station. The odds of having a moon that orbits at the perfect rate to always show us the same side and at the perfect distance to eclipse our sun perfectly is.... just not a thing. It's not a natural satellite. Somebody put it there.
Careful... they will call you a conspiracy theorist... like thatís a bad thing.

btw, totally agree.
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No big thing. The moon is an egg and is getting ready to hatch
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Careful... they will call you a conspiracy theorist... like thatís a bad thing.

btw, totally agree.
it is a bad and stupid thing.
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