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The Moon is a Harsh Second Mistress

May 19, 2015

What would happen if the Earth suddenly had a second moon? This week, we work through the impact an additional satellite would have on our planet, from tides, to the night sky, to the potential destruction of Earth. Oh also there are space pirates.

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Nireu January 19, 2018 at 6:53 pm

Please, could you re-upload this podcast? I’d love to hear it <3

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Harry Jaggers November 20, 2020 at 10:12 am

I thought this was a very interesting concept. Who would have thought that having another moon would impact us this much.


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