Can the earth ever become too heavy to carry its own weight?

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  1. Sky9106 profile image72
    Sky9106posted 6 years ago

    Can the earth ever become too heavy to carry its own weight?

    I could not help but ask this question though to me is sounds like only scientist , and those of genius standards may have an answer.
    Though everything from the earth comes from the earth, can the earth ever become too heavy to carry it's own weight ?

  2. Larry Fields profile image78
    Larry Fieldsposted 6 years ago

    Our fair planet does not carry its own weight, and it never has. Why? Because it doesn't need to. Its angular momentum, which is conserved according to classical mechanics, will not decrease appreciably over time. We'll keep orbiting the sun for billions of years.

    Conventional wisdom has it that eventually we'll all get our cookies toasted, when Sol goes red giant. Perhaps we'll have economical space travel by then, and at least some of our descendants will be able to migrate to cooler places in the Kuiper belt.

    1. Sky9106 profile image72
      Sky9106posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I am looking up classical mechanics as I write but I think its a psychedelically phrased  terminology for God. Lol Nevertheless a great answer , only I do believe that everything living must die except he who created life.

  3. Sky9106 profile image72
    Sky9106posted 6 years ago

    Thanks you ! Isn't it great to be alive and matured to be able to believe in something through your own conviction, and stand up for that belief? It's amazing how you answered that with great ease , as for me I go by too much weight on the boat it eventually sinks. Now what I am understanding from you indirectly is there exists a way that man soon tryout making weight a thing of the past. Though I may not be around , I enjoy the science that's all already here waiting to be discovered.

    Give Thanks.

  4. Amuthann Rajah profile image54
    Amuthann Rajahposted 6 years ago

    there's no such thing as the earth becomes heavier for it to carry itself as it doesnt carry itself in the first place.. physics says that the heavier the earth is, the slower the earth rotates by its axis.It may or may not lead to an increase in the distance from the Sun..But, most certainly, if  there's an arguement between helding the earth, and moving apart from the Sun, i personally believe it moves farther...as the Earth in the first place circulates around the Sun due to gravity from the sun.. That explains the axis.. so, the axis might differ but, it still holds the weight no matter what...

    Anyway, there is a situation that the earth may not be able to carry itself... the intolerence from the mankind.. when people loose their character; when they forgets that the end of education is educare and the basic values of human life namely:truth,right-conduct,peace,love and non-violence...i think Mother Earth will not carry this heavy energy and thus explode...
    smile

    1. Sky9106 profile image72
      Sky9106posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Brilliant . I think I should have also asked, to what maximum size can to earth grow? What's from earth cannot make earth heavier, but more mass coming from all angles!

  5. kess profile image61
    kessposted 4 years ago

    The Earth is of infinite weight, which is all centered in the middle.
    This is why anywhere you go on the face of the earth, and drop anything it  automatically is pulled towards the center of the earth.
    With such a design it can accommodate infinite weight.

    1. Sky9106 profile image72
      Sky9106posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Kess, I love you spirit and attitude towards life . I just wrote a question which I will post ;later, you might find it interesting and I also would love to hear your answer to that specific. QUESTION. Bless. I think everything is in place.

    2. kess profile image61
      kessposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I can't seem to find that specific
      Question though

 
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