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Earth and Moon Are 60 Million Years Older Than Previously Believed

The oldest rocks ever discovered in our solar system have been dated back about 4.57 billion years, meaning Earth obviously finished forming later than that. However, determining exactly when that happened can be difficult. New research presented by French geochemists from the University of Lorraine at the Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference in Sacramento, California has revealed…

What If The Sun Disappeared?

Popular science educator Michael from Vsauce returns to the web to discuss gravity and the Sun. As a thought experiment, he asks the interesting hypothetical, “What if the sun disappeared?“ It’s not going to happen, but interestingly enough, if it did, we wouldn’t be aware that anything was wrong for a good eight minutes, as it takes…