Tuesday, July 24, 2012

... "The Distance of the Moon" ...

At one time, according to Sir George H. Darwin, the Moon was very close to the Earth.Then the tides gradually pushed her far away: the tides that the Moon herself causes inthe Earth's waters, where the Earth slowly loses energy. (...)

In reality, from the top of the ladder, standing erect on the last rung, you could justtouch the Moon if you held your arms up. (...)

I'll tell you something else: a body that descended to the Earth from the satellite was still charged for a while with lunar force and rejected the attraction of our world.(...)

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