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We’re three million miles closer to the sun in January than we are in July. So why isn't it hot?

It turns out proximity is pretty inconsequential.

earth axial tilt

Brrr space is cold.

There’s something about the geometry of space that’s never quite made sense to me. I know that the axial tilt of the Earth is the reason we have seasons, but if a slight angle away from the can make me see my breath in , why does being three million miles closer not make me melt in a pool of my own sweat? Is it really

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