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If the moon suddenly vanished, since the moon is the creator of tides, all the oceans would come rushing to the side of the earth pointing to the sun. We would have the exact same size of tides occurring at the same time each day. Life would be much different and have to be different because we'd be covered in water for like half a day. Scientists believe the moon is currently getting inches and inches away from the earth each year. I watched a program about it on the discovery channel and this is how I know this. Oh, and we would all die.

That's correct but, if the moon were getting inches and inches away from the earth each year, it would rule out Newton's first law, an object in motion will stay in motion and an object at rest will stay at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force,because of inertia and gravity the moon doesn't crash into the earth due to the moon's inertia it stays revolving around the earth. Due to the mass of of the earth it has enough gravity to pull the moon toward it. The theory of something that crashed into earth the size of mars and the moon formed, scientist have found reasons to reject this and other theories.

Just thought that should be known.

By someone random: we wouldn't know if it's night or day.

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