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    Do you think the population getting larger and larger is causing the Earth to get heavier?

    I don't think so, I mean looking at it Physiologically Earth is in a vacuum (i.e space) so it couldn't weigh anything?!

    What are your thoughts?
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    The earth changes weight but not because of population.

    Humans are made up from matter that already exists on earth. So, it does not change the overall weight of the planet.

    The change in weight could be due an asteroid smashing into earth and etc.
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    (Original post by DorianGrayism)
    The earth changes weight but not because of population.

    Humans are made up from matter that already exists on earth. So, it does not change the overall weight of the planet.

    The change in weight could be due an asteroid smashing into earth and etc.
    It'd have to be a massive asteroid then.
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    (Original post by DorianGrayism)
    The earth changes weight but not because of population.

    Humans are made up from matter that already exists on earth. So, it does not change the overall weight of the planet.

    The change in weight could be due an asteroid smashing into earth and etc.
    You mean mass.
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    (Original post by Dilzo999)
    You mean mass.
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    (Original post by Monsieur Gamma)
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    It broken .
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    (Original post by Dilzo999)
    You mean mass.
    Wouldn't changing mass change the weight proportionately?
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    people are gettin fatter ;l

    lol jkz
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    (Original post by DorianGrayism)
    Wouldn't changing mass change the weight proportionately?
    Weight depends on gravitational field I believe. So something will weigh less on the moon than on the earth.
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    (Original post by Dilzo999)
    It broken .
    I'll try again

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    The Earth's mass is decreasing due to increasing human population. More people means less plants, you know, because we chop down rainforests and stuff. Less plants means less photosynthesis is taking place. Photosynthesis actually converts sunlight's energy into mass, so: More humans means less plants means less photosynthesis means less sugars means less mass!

    Furthermore, more humans means more spaceflight. More spaceflight means more of the Earth's mineral deposits being somewhere else other than the Earth's crust.

    Also we're extracting helium out of the ground. That helium actually escapes from the Earth's atmosphere once it's been used for whatever, so that's also less mass.

    Although it's increasing much faster due to meteorites :P
 
 
 
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