On continuous gusts of solar wind mixed with terrestrial ions Earth shower the moon with earthborn oxygen
The Science of Life
Outside our blue wonders shielded atmosphere, the coldness of space is filled with the burning solar wind. The dust and speckles of stars,
radiation, vacuum and alien stuff like dark matter and gigantic black holes.
It is a marvel of glorious destruction and life that continuously mix and merge outside our calm home, organic chaos tearing down and building new life things across the vastness of time and our Universe.
And amongst it all, somehow, each month, Earth fires up its magnetic shields as we position ourselves between the sun and the moon, and for five whole day´s we Earthlings shower our cute little friend with Earthbound oxygen and organic matter.
In other words, we colonize and shape the very fabric of the alien entity we call the moon with Earthborn biological life and air, organic matter traveling from our blue marble all the way to the moon through the dark void on the winds of the sun.
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Sail into the black by Machine Head
The flight across the black void and Kaguyas observations.
Kaguya, a Japanese lunar orbiter observed a few years ago, countless of ions whenever the Moon was shielded over the course of five days per month in planet Earth’s protective plasma sheet.
Considering the penetration depth of those ions, and the nature of Earth’s upper atmosphere, the conclusion is that terrestrial oxygen has continuously been transported to the Moon all the way from planet Earth on the powerful magnetic wind that is created when Earth shield the moon from the even more powerful and destructive solar wind.
I mean, how cool is not that?
Biological Earth matter, oxygen, and particles, life itself created by our own planet, has continued to be sprinkled for billions of years onto the surface of our moon, actually changing the very surface and evolution of our billion-year-old alien companion.
And as such, when we look up at the moon, we are not just seeing another celestial object hovering around us, but in reality that far away space rock was once created through one or several massive planetary collision(s) between Earth and one or several unknown space bodies.
But not only did Earth help create that cute little man in the moon thing through that galactic UFC fight, once upon a time, a vile bacteria horde created the oxygen we all breathe down here by first causing the very first mass extinction on planet Earth, and we have, ever since, kept showering our lunar companion for all this time with oxygen and biological matter all the way from Earth.
And is that not a little bit smile-inducing knowing that our ancient pal may still contain billions of year old air, bacteria, life, and stuff from Earth, buried on the present-day lunar surface.
Dig deep down and take a deep breath of pre dino Earth air.
Well, that thought makes me marvel at least :).
Two or more, planets came together billions of years ago, forming Earth and the moon and our mutual tug and pull bond as we know it today, with the flow of the changing sea down here, the way our planet tilt, and ever "mutating" lunar soil up there as the result.
Two space bodies floating through the milky way galaxy, separated but physically living together in every sense of the connected word, forever.
All while over in the recently discovered galaxy SMM J2135-0102 we have detected a cluster which creates new stars at a pace that would require the milky way galaxy to have a energy output equivalent to 250 suns, and it is keeping this star producing pace all year long.
Well, you have to factor in that what we are looking at right now, is how SMM J2135-0102 functioned 10 billion years ago!. Because that is how long its distant light has taken travelling to us. So as you close your eyes tonight, just imagine the wondrous way life in that incredible galaxy have evolved over 10 billion years.
Yeah, life is amazing. And we really need to develop better tools to look at and explore other galaxies than waiting for its light to reach us after 10 billion years, because I am damn curious to know what is going on right at this very moment at SMM J2135-0102 :).
As always, you can find the relevant link further down on the page, this time it is a recently published study in the Nature Astronomy Journal talking about the way Earth keep showering the Moon with all that Earth made plant based oxygen.
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The winter tree I see
You will find ghosts
out in the plains, the open, endless fields and
On the sloping hills
of the fertile gardens
Together, they form,
the muted worlds
and chilling sounds
shades, of light and shadows
in this place
where they are
making love, and holding hands
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