Description:We owe a lot to the moon. After all, the moon's glow gives our planet just the right amount of light at night, it helps regulate our seasons, and gives us 24-hour days.
In fact, without the moon, we'd have only around six-to-eight-hour-long days -- and you thought there already weren't enough hours in a day. Since the moon is so important to our wellbeing, how did it come about in the first place? HuffPost Science's Jacqueline Howard reports.(2:34)