Moon Facts

MOON GRAVITY: Your Weight on the Moon

Moon gravity and atmosphere The gravity of the moon is 1/6 of Earth which is too weak to hold onto an atmosphere. That means that a lack of atmosphere means moon’s surface gets very hot […]

Planetary Wobbles

CHANDLER WOBBLE: Why the Earth Wobbles

The Chandler Wobble Theory Earth spins on its axis of rotation. But it doesn’t spin perfectly. Like a toy top, it wobbles when it spins. This displacement is known as Chandler wobbles. The Chandler wobble […]