Moving the Earth

Planetary scientists who? ] have considered moving the earth farther away from the sun as the solar luminosity increases over the next trillion years. [1] Various mechanisms have been proposed to increase the size of Earth’s orbit . [2]

See also

  • AstroEngineering
  • Future of Earth
  • Planetary engineering

References

  1. Jump up^ McKie, Robin (June 9, 2001). “Nasa aims to move Earth” . The Guardian . Retrieved March 12, 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ Hecht, Jeff (October 20, 2008). “Moving the Earth: a planetary survival guide” . New Scientist . Retrieved March 12, 2017 .

Further reading

  • Korycansky, DG; Laughlin, Gregory; Adams, Fred C. (2001). “Astronomical engineering: a strategy for modifying planetary orbits”. Astrophysics and Space Science . 275 (4): 349-366. arXiv : astro-ph / 0102126  . doi : 10.1023 / A: 1002790227314 . ISSN  0004-640X .
  • Korycansky, DG (2004). “Astroengineering, how to save the earth in only one billion years”. In Guillermo García-Segura. Gravitational Collapse: From Massive Stars to Planets: Ensenada, BC, México, December 8-12, 2003 . UNAM. pp. 117-120. Bibcode : 2004RMxAC..22..117K . ISBN  978-970-32-1160-9 .
  • McInnes, Colin R. (2002). “Astronomical Engineering Revisited: Planetary Orbit Modification Using Solar Radiation Pressure”. Astrophysics and Space Science . 282 (4): 765-772. Bibcode : 2002Ap & SS.282..765M . doi : 10.1023 / A: 1021178603836 . ISSN  0004-640X .