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Subject:  The moon Date:  8/7/2001  2:22 PM
Author:  BAMartin Number:  7911 of 190568

Scientists have shown that the moon is moving away at a tiny, although measurable distance from the earth every year. If you do the math, you can calculate that 85 million years ago the moon was orbiting the earth at a distance of about 35 feet from the earth's surface. This would explain the death of the dinosaurs. The tallest ones, anyway.

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