We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

Oh Great, Now We Have To Worry About A Potentially Devastating 'Moon Wobble'

1 0 0

The moon may look like a peaceful neighbour, but scientists are warning that it may be trying to kill us.

“In the mid-2030s, every US coast will experience rapidly increasing high-tide floods, when a lunar cycle will amplify rising sea levels caused by climate change,” NASA warned in a new report.

Thank the moon’s 18.6-year “wobble” cycle, which has been observed for some 300 years.

When it wobbles one way, the high tides are lower. When it wobbles the other, however, the high tides are even higher, which could be especially destructive as sea levels........

© HuffPost

Get it on Google Play