Moon formed out of collision between young Earth and another planet, says new study

April 13, 2015 by  
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Ever looked up at the moon and wonder from whence that magnificent orb came? A new study has added momentum to the theory that the moon was formed from debris leftover from a collision between a young planet Earth and a rock the size of Mars—which were then both covered in meteorites—to create the cosmic nightlight we know and love today. Read the rest of Moon formed out of collision between young Earth and another planet, says new study Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: astrophysics , how was the moon formed , moon and earch composed of same material , moon composition , moon formation , moon formed by violent crash , solar system formation

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