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Although many statements abound from LDS authors embracing the search for truth and knowledge no matter the source, when there is a conflict between the LDS position and science, there seems to be two ways of dealing with it: 1) Faith overrides science as this Thomas S. No true scientist will say that we have final, exact answers through scientific research; it is an ongoing, learning process.
The Articles of Faith teach us that the Lord "will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the Kingdom of God" (A of F 1:9).
Within 1 billion years, all water will be gone and the average surface temperature will reach 70 °C (158 °F).
Earth is expected to be effectively habitable for about another if the nitrogen is removed from the atmosphere.
So how exactly did Earth come to be the fertile, life-giving place we all know and love?
With a mean radius of 6371 km and a mass of , Earth is the fifth largest and fifth most-massive planet in the Solar System.
In addition to being the birthplace of humanity and the cradle of human civilization, Earth is the only known planet in our Solar System that is capable of sustaining life.
As a terrestrial planet, Earth is located within the Inner Solar System between between Venus and Mars (which are also terrestrial planets).
Not only are there an endless array of plants, animals, avians, insects and mammals, but they exist in every terrestrial environment.
Viewed from the celestial north pole, the motion of Earth and its axial rotation appear counterclockwise.
From the vantage point above the north poles of both the Sun and Earth, Earth orbits the Sun in a counterclockwise direction.
This place Earth in a prime location with regards to our Sun’s Habitable Zone.
Earth has a number of nicknames, including the Blue Planet, Gaia, Terra, and “the world” – which reflects its centrality to the creation stories of every single human culture that has ever existed.