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Planets With Stabilizing Moons May Be Common

27 Jun 2011, 05:03 UTC
Planets With Stabilizing Moons May Be Common
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We Earthlings owe a lot to the moon, and not just for its romantic appeal. The moon locks in Earth's tilt, which would otherwise be a bit wobbly. That in turn stabilizes Earth's climate, which is good for nurturing life. Without Earth's lunar companion, we might not be here. [More]

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