What would happen to the Earth if the Moon were destroyed?

I can’t imagine what you mean by the Moon “destroyed”.  There is no process that could destroy the Moon.  If there were, the issue for the Earth would be what that process would also do to our planet at the same time.

David Morrison

NLSI Interim Director

September 18, 2006

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Water ice and other frozen volatiles are to be found in many shadowed craters near the lunar poles.

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