In Science, How Do the Moon's Phases Depend on the Relative Position of the Sun, Moon & Earth?

Answer The ancient peoples of the Earth defined their calendars by the phases of the moon. Although the Earth's cycle about the sun is more important for determining the seasons for planting and harvestin... Read More »

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When NASA was communicating with astronauts on the Moon the time from sending to receiving was 1.28 s What is the distance to the Moon based on this?

The radio signals travel at the speed of light, approximately 300,000 km/sec (186,000 mi/sec). The distance would be 1.28 x 300,000 or about 384,000 kilometers.*The actual time is an estimate, and ... Read More »

How many baked beans would it take to cover earths surface?

ok i worked it out (rough estimate)radius of earth = 6378.l km (6,378,100 meters)surface area of earth = 4*pi*radius^2 = 5.109 *10^14 square meters2 beans = 1 square centimeterso, the number of bea... Read More »

Can everyone in the world eat paleo without destroying the earths natural resources?

The paleo diet is a fad, a backlash to the vegetarian trend. I don't expect it to last long.

Bad Moon Rising - CCR or Bark at the Moon - Ozzie?

Bad Moon Rising - CCR for sure.Embarrassing confession - When I was younger I used to think that the line "There's a bad moon on the rise" was actually "There's a bathroom on the right"