Brainy Quote of the Day

Friday, August 20, 2010

First water, now less of IT...

...meaning our moon might have shrunk 100 meters in diameter in relatively recent geologic time.

“Recent” means a different thing to geologists than to everyone else, and in this case it has taken a billion years for the moon to shrink in diameter just 0.003 percent.

Hence, you and I won't miss a thing: Why scientists think the moon is shrinking

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