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The Future Of Our Solar System?
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The Future Of Our Solar System?
On a long enough timeline, even the orbits of planets will decay. While we've got at least 3 billion year warning, there is a chance we may one day find the Earth crashing into Venus.


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Posted by nova on May 29, 2011
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Posted by skywalker on May 29, 2011 at 9:57 pm
I've known that satellites eventually fall out of orbit, but it never occurred to me that planets would do the same. It makes perfect sense on reflection though.
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