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The problem is not holding up the moon but stopping it...
"Tension" is holding it back; not holding it up.
Actually you'd have to speed the moon up (or slow the Earth down) since the former rotates every 27 days but the latter rotates once a day.
And if you sped the moon up to match the Earth's rotational speed, then the tension on the cable would be hugely increased necessitating a further increase in its diameter.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". I knew I was on the right track :)
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In reply to Re^3: What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?