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Moon Is Shrinking, But Very, Very Slowly


Offbeat  (tags: moon, shrinking, earth, matters, research )

Merissa
- 1491 days ago - mnn.com
New research indicates cracks in the moon's crust that have formed as the interior has cooled and shrunk over the last billion years or so. That means the surface has shrunk, too, though not so you'd notice just from gazing at it.



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Borg Drone (24)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 12:13 pm
Yup its shrinking, I have documentary's on this, its also getting 1 inch further away from the earth every year. its OK though, we only have a billion years or so to see it fly away into space LOL, but the sun will go Nova before that.

I am an abundance of joy today Huh Merissa LOL
Thanks for posting this. :)
 

Lorin S. (52)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 12:59 pm
There's something about a posting with the picture of a Borg Cube beside it that doesn't make me expect an "abundance of joy"! But I'm also not worried. By the time the moon "flies away into space" or the sun goes nova, we'll have all long been assimilated.

Resistance is futile.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 21, 2010, 3:30 pm
great
 

sandra lee chavez (0)
Sunday August 22, 2010, 7:13 pm
WEIRD TO HEAR...THANKS
 

. (0)
Monday August 23, 2010, 3:44 pm
Very interesting ! Thankyou Merissa !
 
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