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By Alan Butler

The authors of Civilization One go back, bringing new facts in regards to the Moon that would shake up our international. Christopher Knight and Alan Butler discovered that the traditional method of geometry they awarded of their previous, leap forward learn works as completely for the Moon because it does the Earth. they discovered a constant series of integer numbers that they could practice to each significant element of the Moon; no such development emerges for the other planet or moon within the sun process. furthermore, Knight and Butler found that the Moon possesses few or no heavy metals and has no core—something that are meant to now not be attainable. Their persuasive end: if larger lifestyles simply constructed in the world as the Moon is strictly what it truly is and where it's, it turns into unreasonable to hold to the concept the Moon is a usual object—an inspiration with profound implications.
 

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