In 2002, however researchers discovered in sedimentary rocks a version of the element tungsten in amounts not normally found on Earth.
Since the planet Earth doesn't have a birth certificate to record its formation, scientists have spent hundreds of years struggling to determine the age of the planet.
Quite fantastical for a novel that was published in 1901, but as soon as humans started landing on the Moon over 60 years later, the concept of a Hollow Moon seemed to come to the forefront a little more. During the lunar landings, the astronauts deployed several seismometers, instruments to record movements and vibrations, into the Moon’s surface and left them there so as to receive data regularly about activities on the moon. Shallow Quakes (20-30km below the surface) It was the shallow quakes that caused this hare-brained notion of the hollow Moon to come about.
Those who think that science has proved the earth is billions of years old should find this book disturbing.
(Image credit: NASA, image AS16-3021) Our wondrous satellite has been on our minds recently here at Armagh Planetarium.Fifth in the periodic table, boron is a “light” element whose origin has puzzled astronomers because it is not created in stars.It is “lively”, being an essential element for plants, and having medicinal properties, which has stimulated synthesis of organic compounds containing boron.Did you know that there is a pretty major conspiracy theory out there about our Moon?We know there are conspiracies on almost everything nowadays, but the moon? A remarkably popular “theory” is the Hollow Moon Hypothesis.