Scientifically speaking, what would happen if the moon just randomly disappeared?
Other than nights being darker and seas being calmer, would it effect our lives at all?
Or would it cause the end of life on Earth?
- cosmoLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
Not much. The remaining tides would be due only to the Sun, and would be somewhat less than half as high as now.
- Adullah MLv 72 months ago
It is as if one small gear train missing from the complete system of the whole gear trains of the solar system. So there must surely effect the gear train that connect to the moon gear train that missing out of the system. It may cause solar system to run out of order. All we can do is to try on a model and see .
- nineteenthlyLv 72 months ago
The level of ionising radiation reaching the surface of the planet would gradually climb as the magnetic field broke down, and some animals would lose the ability to find their way around.
- Anonymous2 months ago
I can theorize that nothing would change and it would be just as valid as your supposition.