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What Is The Earth Worth?

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Lisa Winter

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clockAug 28 2014, 15:30 UTC
1940 What Is The Earth Worth?

Earth is the only planet that we know of that has the means of sustaining human life. In that respect, it’s pretty priceless. But what if we look at the matter more objectively? If the raw materials of Earth were all given a value and added up, how much would it be worth?

Even if we were able to attach a monetary value for our planet, what would that mean? How would we even sell it? Who, out in the Universe, would even be interested in purchasing it? Has Earth already been sold?


Check out the latest video from Vsauce that explores these very questions and more:


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