1. Posted on 14 September, 2012

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    Reblogged from npr

    An image of the Earth and moon, taken from the Galileo spacecraft at a distance of about 3.9 million miles. Marcelo Gleiser of NPR’s 13.7 blog writes:

“Far into the future, with the continuous slowing-down of Earth’s spin, a day will last about 47 hours and the distance to the Moon will be 43 percent longer than today.”

But we certainly won’t be around to see it. That is, unless you can survive the explosion of the sun. — rachel
Photo: NASA View in High-Res

    An image of the Earth and moon, taken from the Galileo spacecraft at a distance of about 3.9 million miles. Marcelo Gleiser of NPR’s 13.7 blog writes:

    “Far into the future, with the continuous slowing-down of Earth’s spin, a day will last about 47 hours and the distance to the Moon will be 43 percent longer than today.”

    But we certainly won’t be around to see it. That is, unless you can survive the explosion of the sun. — rachel

    Photo: NASA

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    Galileo