The moon is underrated
What are the odds of a planet having a lunar presence like ours? It controls our tides, stabilises our planetary axis, and it's likely that without it, life wouldn't have been able to develop and evolve. However, despite the Moon being one of the most heavily studied astronomical subjects, the world takes it for granted. Sean Raymond discovers just how integral our celestial neighbour is as he examines the latest research into the nature of its relationship with Earth.