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View Full Version : Life on Alien Planets May Not Require a Large Moon After All



Fraser
2011-Nov-28, 10:40 PM
Ever since a study conducted back in 1993, it has been proposed that in order for a planet to support more complex life, it would be most advantageous for that planet to have a large moon orbiting it, much like the Earth’s moon. Our moon helps to stabilize the Earth’s rotational axis against*perturbations*caused by the [...]

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