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Brace for impact…eventually.

3 Feb 2014, 19:28 UTC
Brace for impact…eventually.
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It’s very easy to forget that there is no such thing as “standing still”. Sure, we can choose not to go anywhere at any given moment, but that lack of motion is relative only to the patch of ground we may be standing on. Though we may not be actively moving, the Earth is spinning at about 1,000 mph. Also, as we know, the Earth isn’t standing still, it’s orbiting the Sun at just over 67,000 mph. You may have heard the expression that “we may never pass this way again”. It’s true. Everything in the Universe is moving in...

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