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Sunday, 12 December 2010

End of planet formation marked by giant impacts

End of planet formation marked by giant impacts





by Dr. Emily Baldwin, Astronomy Now Online, December 10, 2010.


Cataclysmic Collisions Brought Gold to Earth, Dec. 9, 2010‎

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/12/101209-asteroid-collisions-earth-gold-science-space/


http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20025262-501465.html

http://sify.com/news/study-says-alien-bombardment-brought-gold-to-earth-news-international-kmknawcebdj.html

Giant asteroids could have delivered bling to early Earth Nature.com, December 9, 2010

http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbeyond/2010/12/giant_asteroids_could_have_del.html

New Insights Into Formation of Earth, the Moon, and Mars Science Daily, December 10, 2010
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101209141130.htm

The paper is:
Bottke, W. F., R. J. Walker, J. M. D. Day, D. Nesvorny, and L. E. Tanton, 2010, Stochastic Late Accretion to Earth, the Moon, and Mars. Science. vol. 330, no. 6010, pp. 1527-1530.
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/330/6010/1527

A related article is:
Origin of Terrestrial Planets and-the Earth-Moon System
 http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/users/wisdom/extrasolar/Canup.pdf

Yours, 
Paul H.

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