Moving the Earth

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

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

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