Discussion in 'General Science & Technology' started by Epitectus, Oct 6, 1999.
What energy does the earth use for its solar orbit and will it run out.
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Kinetic energy. And yes, it will run out by dissipating energy through tidal interactions with the Sun. However, that will take a much longer time than would be required for Sun to become a red giant and destroy the Earth by engulfing it.
P.S. Such questions more properly belong in the General Astronomy forum...
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[This message has been edited by Boris (edited October 06, 1999).]
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