In short: everything will be different! The moon keeps us in balance by stabilizing the fluctuations of the earth’s axis and thus making life on earth possible in the first place. The temperature fluctuations would be considerable and would be between 0 and 85 degrees celsius. Dead zones would develop: the equatorial region would sink… Continue reading What would earth be like without a moon?
The answer is a classic yes and no. In general, the moon has an earth-bound orbit, which means we always see the same side. Always and everywhere. While the earth rotates once in 24 hours, the moon moves about 1/30 on its axis. This hardly changes the angle between the sun, moon and earth. So the phases of the moon… Continue reading Does the moon look the same everywhere?