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If the Moon Were as Close to the Earth as the ISS, We’d Be in Big Trouble [Video]

Humor : Geekosystem

Fun fact: the ISS is actually way closer to the Earth than you'd think it would be. Like, only about 240 miles. That's basically less than a three and a half hour drive on your standard highway road in the U.S. Which is fine, becaus...

How Life Would Look If the Moon Was as Close to Earth as the ISS

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Even though it might not look like much when it's so far away, the Moon is pretty huge. In fact, if it was a little closer—as close as the ISS for example—it would monopolize the entire sky. Read more...

Tidal evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth

Academics : Nature AOP

A model of the Moon’s tidal evolution, starting from the fast-spinning, high-obliquity Earth that would be expected after a giant impact, reveals that solar perturbations on the Moon’s orbit naturally produce the current lunar incli...

Move closer…what if the Moon…

Academics / General Science : Sciencebase

…were as close to the Earth as the International Space Station (ISS). Gravitational and tidal effects aside, this is a nice photorealistic animation to show the night during the day. And, then…what if the Earth had rings like Saturn...

"Nasa video footage shows what the moon would look like as it rotates. The images are impossible to witness from Earth..."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse

"... because the moon is 'tidally locked' to it, meaning only one of its faces ever points toward the planet. These timelapse pictures were captured using Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which circles the moon at an altitude of...

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