Peanuts by Charles Schulz

Peanuts

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  1. stcrowe

    stcrowe said, 4 months ago

    Kids today would just whip out their phones and Google it.

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, 4 months ago

    Okay, who was Linus quoting when he read the book?

  3. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) said, 4 months ago

    Whoa….just how old are you Linus…?

  4. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 4 months ago

    Imagine the earthquakes if the moon had been that close.
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    Wouldn’t work because the speed of the moon’s passage would be insanely fast to remain in orbit. Even if the tidal action of the planet inside the Roche Limit didn’t tear the moon up.

  5. Ghretighoti

    Ghretighoti said, 4 months ago

    Linus must have incredible eyesight to see that the moon (a quarter of a million miles away) has moved almost a sixteenth of an inch further away since the last full moon. All the scientific loose ends get tied together if the moon was created some 4 billion years ago when the earth was impacted by a Mars-sized object. The five feet per century number seems a bit off because it would imply that the moon is older than the universe. Linus is sure a smart kid, though.

  6. Cminuscomics&stories

    Cminuscomics&stories GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    How much is that in metric?

  7. anjumahmed

    anjumahmed said, 4 months ago

    @Cminuscomics&stories

    I too, wondered.

    1500 miles = 24140.16 meters
    5 feet = 1.524 meters

  8. Dave M

    Dave M said, 4 months ago

    Hmmm…how does that jive with the Biblical creationist in Linus?

  9. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, 4 months ago

    Linus was also a scientist and a philosopher. I recall one strip where Charlie Brown was telling Linus that gravity was weaker millions of years ago. Linus bounces a ball, and comments, “By golly, they’re right!”

  10. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, 4 months ago

    I always loved the Sunday “Peanuts” with the clever first panel. Today’s with Snoopy using the moon like his doghouse is a true classic!

  11. JohnDiFool

    JohnDiFool said, 4 months ago

    I’ll just point out that the moon’s orbit is rather elliptical, and it can indeed appear to be farther away on some nights than others…

  12. ChessPirate

    ChessPirate said, 4 months ago

    Linus has a very old soul…

  13. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    The earth’s Roche Limit is 11,000 miles (A Different Sky on the eBook’s next page, discusses what Linus says at greater length), so the moon was at least 4,000 miles outside that limit.

    Of course, that contradicts the 6,000 earth’s age you probably believe.

  14. The Life I Draw Upon

    The Life I Draw Upon said, 4 months ago

    @TEMPLO S.U.D.

    The theory the Moon was created by a collision of a planetoid with Earth was William Hartman.

  15. summerdog

    summerdog said, 4 months ago

    Me thinks he thinks too much.

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