Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 1 month ago

What if we hurl the Moon into the Sun?

9 Answers

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Then the moon would be gone. Tides would be much smaller, many species of animals that need a full moon to trigger reproduction so they would probably die off, the Earth's axial wobble would become more pronounced.

  • 1 month ago

    Then, future generations wouldn't understand the songs "Moon River", "Blue Moon", "Kiss me in the moonlight", or "Moon dance"...  

    Please keep these songs viable... Vote NO on the hurling proposition. 

    I've approved this message. 

  • 1 month ago

    It would require a prodigious amount of energy which we do not currently have access to, but what would happen is that the tides would become less pronounced and the magnetic field of the planet would weaken.  It would have no significant influence on the Sun.

  • 1 month ago

    The Earth uses the moon as a stabilizing weight to make its axial tilt always stay at 23.5* from the vertical.  Without the moon, the Earth might start to tumble at random.  arctic areas near the equator and melting,  tides scrambled, coastlines flooded, the heavy populated areas in freezing temperatures, wild animals confused and dying, growing areas hit with snow or drought at any time, people starving by the billions.

    Good idea, getting rid of that pesky old moon!

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  • 1 month ago

    If that was possible to do. You would decrease life in the sea and thereby decrease the ability of the sea to produce any Oxygen lack of tides would result in putrification of the ocean water. And life on Earth would be substantially reduced

  • We need to start working on the project immediately.

  • 1 month ago

    The moon would vaporize completely, but it would hit the sun and a massive explosion would be visible.

  • 1 month ago

    Feel free to show HOW to do that.

    Then, we'll ask you WHY anyone sane would want to do that.

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  • 1 month ago

    We can't. We don't have that technology, yet. 

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