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Origin of EarthEarth TodayContinental DriftEarth's AtmosphereThe Seasons Earth, circling the Sun at an average distance of 93 million miles, is the fifth-largest planet and the third from the …

Earth

Earth is not perfectly round; it bulges at the equator and is flatter at the poles. From space the planet looks blue with white swirls, created by water and clouds.Size: Four planets in our s…

Earth

Director/Writer:Deepa MehtaZeitgeist Films; NR; 99 minutesRelease:10/99Cast:Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna Earth is Deepa Mehta's second installment in a series of stirring…

Earth

To gather strength from the earth. The reference is to Antæos, son of Poseidon and Ge, a giant and wrestler of Libya (Africa). So long as he touched the earth his strength was irresist…

The Circumference of the Earth

The Question: What is the circumference of the Earth? The Answer: At the equator, the Earth's circumference is 24,830 miles (40,000 km). -…

Earth Today

As a result of radioactive heating over millions of years, Earth's molten core is probably fairly hot today, around 11,000°F. By comparison, lead melts at around 800°F. Most of Earth'…

Origin of Earth

Earth, along with the other planets, is believed to have been born 4.5 billion years ago as a solidified cloud of dust and gases left over from the creation of the Sun. For perhaps 500 millio…

Earth's Atmosphere

The thin blanket of atmosphere that envelops Earth extends several hundred miles into space. From sea level—the very bottom of the ocean of air—to a height of about 60 mi, the air…

Battlefield Earth

Director:Roger ChristianWriter:adapted from a novel by L. Ron HubbardWarner Bros.; PG-13; 130 minutesRelease:5/00Cast:Barry Pepper, John Travolta, Forest Whitaker Battlefield Earth is John Tra…