What Would Happen if We Destroyed the Moon?

The moon isn’t just a pretty celestial ornament in the sky, it is responsible for many things here on earth: the tides, and how the earth tilts, among other things.

These are important aspects of the physical world around us which ultimately begs the question, what if we blew up the moon? There was some discussing in the cold war of nuking the moon to blow it up and destroy it. So, what would even happen if we destroyed the moon by blowing it up? The video below takes a closer look at just what might happen.

Trevor is a civil engineer by trade and an accomplished internet blogger with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author whose most recent book, ZOOM Go the Vehicles, is aimed at inspiring young kids to have an interest in engineering.


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