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It's always cold and dark there, but no one forces the ocean dwellers to roam at the bottom. Dogs and cats, which need to walk on dry land, don't live there. Fish do. "Many of them don't even know that the bottom exists because they have never been there. All their-life they swim near to the surface. The air above Venus is somewhat similar to the oceans on the Earth. Maybe, it is possible to live there, too, by swimming close to the surface? It is not hot on the top of the clouds of Venus. The air there is about as dense , as on the surface of the Earth.
This happens because the Earth is in if the ship is sailing in the open sea? Then you can only tell by the Sun that constant slow motion. Weare sitting on the ship has changed cour e. For instance, this vast merry-go-round and turning if you are sitting on the shady side of the with it. But it seems to us that the world deck and suddenly see that you are emerg- and space are moving around us. ing into the sunlight, you know that your . Now imagine that you have sat on the top of the merry-go-round, on its roof deck is turning towards the Sun.
Themselves were moving across the Moon. In another very old tale the Moon was They could even order the Lunokhod a magic silver island floating in the blue to stop and touch a rock with its "arm" ethereal ocean, which was inhabited by to find out if it was hard or soft and find wonderful unhuman-like beings. out its content. All this was incredibly inBut in most tales the Moon is a living teresting, very practical and quite safe creature. For it's true that when you look for people. at the Moon, it seems a funny smiling The automatic devices communicated face is looking down at you from the sky.