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●Some say that the planet actually `breathes` because it contracts and expands with theMoon`s gravitational pull, and the seasonal changes we all experience are said to re틃ectour own rhythmic bodily circles●Lovelock has stated that Earth is very much like the human body in that both can beviewed as a system of interacting components. He argues that just as our bodies are madeup of billions of cells working together as a single living being, so too are the billions ofdi뮎erent life forms on Earth working together (although unconsciously) to form a single,living `super organism`
QUIZZES: CHAPTER 1What is our current best estimate for the age of the formation of the Earth?What is our current best estimate for the age of the Universe?Galileo was the ?rst person to propose the “heliocentric” model of the Solar System