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All of Earth's Water in a Single Sphere

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  1. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    All of Earth's Water in a Single Sphere

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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Interesting. That representation makes it look really small though since you're now comparing a 2D picture of a volume compared to the area it used to take up.
     
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    That's really not that much water...
     
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    I'd be interested to know what kind of fudge factors were used when modeling the ocean floor.
     
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    TommyTheCat Gonzo Scientist

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    I'd like to see all the ground not covered in water also compared. Just because the core of the Earth takes up most of the space shouldn't mislead you in thinking there's not much water. Not that I don't believe water is precious, but what the hell are we even looking at here, you know?
     
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    If you grabbed a gallon of water, stuck your finger tip in it - pulled it out, and shook it off - You would have a representation of the world's potable water left on your fingertip.
     
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    I meant to say "That gallon of water represents all of the water on the planet" .. That helps when envisioning the crap that pours out of my mouth.
     
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    This might also help when envisioning crap pouring out of your mouth.

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    oh god, politicians and bottled water companies are going to start using this to tell the sheeple that water is running out and a bottle of water is going to go up to $10.
     
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    I was waiting for a conspiracy theorist to chime in.
     
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    lol, thats not right at all.
     
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    Oh noes! Where's all the water going??

    Its called the water cycle lol.
     
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    And here's Europa:

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    Amazing to think how much smaller it is and yet has more water than our whole planet. How can there not be life there?
     
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