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JamesJ
 4 years ago
Is the earth getting lighter or heavier right now?
JamesJ
 4 years ago
Is the earth getting lighter or heavier right now?

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JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.9Take a guess and try and figure out as many factors as you can before clicking through and reading: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine16787636

AravindG
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i guess its becoming lighter ... i maybe wrong

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"The Earth is acting like a giant vacuum cleaner powered by gravity in space, pulling in particles of dust," says Dr Smith This goes to emphasize that it is high time we find an alternate planet for survival

asnaseer
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Interesting find James  I never considered this question before.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A doubt James. If the mass of the Earth would change, wouldnt the time period of the Earth's Rotation Change as: No external torque in space, I x (angular velocity) is constant. So if I changes, omega changes?

JamesJ
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.9Yes, definitely. But as the loss is only ~0.000000000000001% of the total mass per year, the period change is likewise tiny.
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