I questioned the distance to the moon when I found its rise/set times could be used as tangents on a circle. This then led to the discovery that the Northern and Southern hemispheres have differing rise/set times on the same days. I also saw the moon could not form an orbit around Earth. One moon […]Read More revisiting the distance to the moon
If you’ve completed secondary (high school) school, the chances are you have a vague understanding that the Earth and Planets orbit the Sun in a series of concentric rings. You may also know of solstices (winter/summer) and equinoxes (spring/autumn), which are markers for Earth’s seasons. What you may not know is “precession”, which is described […]Read More The World is Falling!