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Title: How the moon formed - new research
Author(s): Schroeder, Christian
Keywords: Moon
Solar system
Space exploration
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2020
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Schroeder C (2020) How the moon formed – new research. The Conversation. 09.03.2020.
Abstract: First paragraph: How the Earth got its moon is a long debated question. The giant impact theory – which states that the Moon formed from the a collision between the early Earth and a rocky body called Theia – has become the front runner among the explanations. But the details around how this happened are blurry and there are many observations that scientists are still struggling to explain.
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
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