Posts Tagged ‘ Moon ’

Why there is no life on the moon?

Sep 19th, 2008 | By

Moon is a natural satellite of earth but life on the moon is not possible as on the earth because of many reasons. Firstly there is no water on the moon which is the first and foremost requirement for the life. Life first started on the earth because of water and if no water we
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Why do we se only one side of moon?

Sep 12th, 2008 | By

Moon is the natural satellite of the earth which orbits around the earth in about 29 days. We see only one side of moon this is because of gravitational tides. Earth and moon exert tidal forces on one another. Earth and moon are very close to each other so the earth tidal effects had used
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How was the moon formed?

Aug 17th, 2008 | By

According to a theory called condensation theory it is believed that the earth was formed 4.5 billion years back from the nebula, a cloud which contains gas and dust particles. It is commonly believed that the moon and earth both are made from this cloud which when condensed changes to pebbles, rocks etc. but it
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Why does the moon turn red?

Aug 14th, 2008 | By

Usually red color of moon is seen during an eclipse. The reason behind this is exactly the same that why sun appears red during sunrise and sunset. Sun always shines, when there is night in one part of the earth the other part is having day. When the earth comes between the sun and the
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Why does moon change shape?

Jul 13th, 2008 | By

Half of the moon is always lit by sunlight because it completes one revolution and rotation around its axis in 29.5 days and the other half is in darkness. We are able to see only that part of moon which is receiving sunlight and during its revolution the vision of sunlit area varies. Hence we
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Why does the moon have craters?

Jul 4th, 2008 | By

There are many craters on the moon which are formed when something smashes on the surface and causes a dent. These craters are formed mainly because of the collision of asteroids, meteorites with the moon. They strike on surface with different speeds but the average speed is 12 miles per second or twenty kilometers per
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