How The Fifth Element REALLY Ended (According To Science)

From “Joe Scott”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

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They collected the stones, they professed their love, and blasted the evil planet before it had a chance to destroy the Earth. But… did they? I decided to nerd out and do the math and see what would actually happen if the 6th largest moon in the solar system was left hovering at the edge of space. Spoilers: it’s very, very bad.

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LINKS LINKS LINKS
https://www.omnicalculator.com/physics/sphere-density
https://thesolarsystem.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_natural_satellites_by_size
https://www.wired.com/story/could-the-moon-actually-crash-toward-the-earth/
https://www.floodmap.net/
https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Space_Science/Hubble_provides_spectacular_view_of_ongoing_comet_break-up
https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/02/astronomers-a-comet-fragment-not-an-asteroid-killed-off-the-dinosaurs/
https://www.pbs.org/video/pbs-space-time-moon-majoras-mask-black-hole/
https://slate.com/technology/2014/05/close-encounter-what-if-the-moon-orbited-much-closer-to-earth.html

TIMESTAMPS
0:00 – Intro
1:10 – Plot Speedrun
2:56 – The President’s Men
3:56 – The Density Question
5:40 – Gravitational And Tidal Effects
8:05 – Roche Limit
9:44 – Scenario One
15:10 – Scenario Two
17:15 – Sponsor – Factor