Earth as An Organism

Earth as An Organism


Earth can be seen as a living, breathing organism: it regulates temperature, burns energy, continually renews its skin, and experiences changes to its face as it ages with time.


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Earth can be seen as a living, breathing organism: it regulates temperature, burns energy, continually renews its skin, and experiences changes to its face as it ages with time. Researchers in the field of astrobiology have found that Earth's current conditions are temporary and that Earth's stable climate is an anomaly that will end in the next billion years


Oceans

Earth's oceans are so large and deep, humans have only explored 5% of them.

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Earth's Visibility

The Earth, seen from the moon, also goes through phases.

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Earth's Density

Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System.

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Mount Tambora Eruption

In 1815, Mount Tambora in Indonesia erupted (believed to be the largest eruption of all time), creating a crater on its top 2,000 feet deep after it blew off 4,000 feet of the mountain.

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