The Earth Is Unique
As far as science "knows," the planet earth is unique in the entire universe. Certainly this is true in our own solar system. Nothing that we have observed leads us to believe that there is any other planet like earth.
The Earth Itself
A brief glance at the earth compared to all other known planets reveals many contrasts. Even from outer space, the earth stands in stark contrast to the other planets in our solar system. More...
The Sun and Moon
Of all the energy the sun gives off, only 0.45 billionths of its daily output strikes the earth. More...
The Miracle of Water
The earth is the only known planet with huge bodies of water. Seventy percent of its surface area consists of oceans, lakes, and seas surrounding huge bodies of land. More...
The Miracle of Air
The mixture of gases usually found in the atmosphere not contaminated by human pollution is perfect for life. If it were much different (e.g. 17 percent instead of 21 percent oxygen, too little carbon dioxide, etc., or the atmospheric pressure were much higher or lower), life would cease to exist on earth. More...
Unique Environment for Life
Earth is far better suited for life than any other planet. More...
- The Earth Itself
- The Sun and Moon
- The Miracle of Water
- The Miracle of Air
- Unique Environment for Life