MAY 30, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

Could an asteroid knock the moon off its orbit?

WRITTEN BY: Will Hector

This is a very entertaining take on the type of childhood questioning sometimes required for serious science. I mean, how else could scientists conjure the ideas they do without retaining some of their child-like sense of wonder.

So, invite your inner child for a two-minute stroll down memory lane of childhood wonderings and you might be surprised at what you could learn--or what science you might imagine. No pressure, though--this is pure entertainment.
About the Author
  • Will Hector practices psychotherapy at Heart in Balance Counseling Center in Oakland, California. He has substantial training in Attachment Theory, Hakomi Body-Centered Psychotherapy, Psycho-Physical Therapy, and Formative Psychology. To learn more about his practice, click here: http://www.heartinbalancetherapy.com/will-hector.html
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