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Saturday, 7 June 2014

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision
That Formed Moon, National eographic, June 6, 2014.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/06/140605-earth-moon-theia-evidence-space-science/

Body that formed the Moon came from a different
neighborhood. (The body that smacked into Earth
has a distinctive elemental signature.) Ars Technica
http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/06/body-that-formed-the-moon-came-from-a-different-neighborhood/

Herwartz, D., A. Pack, B. Friedrichs, and A. Bischoff,
2014, Identification of the giant impactor Theia in lunar
rocks. Science. vol. 344, no. 6188, pp. 1146-1150
DOI: 10.1126/science.1251117
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6188/1146

Also, there is:
Four-billion-year-old rocks yield clues about Earth's
earliest crust. ScienceDaily, University of Alberta
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140529112057.htm
News360 at http://news360.com/article/241073278 ; and

Ancient rocks yield clues about Earth's earliest crust
by Bryan Alary, University of Alberta, May 28, 2014
http://news.ualberta.ca/newsarticles/2014/may/ancient-rocks-yield-clues-about-earths-earliest-crust

Reimink, J. R., T. Chacko, R. A. Stern, L. M. Heaman,
2014, Earth’s earliest evolved crust generated in an
Iceland-like setting. Nature Geoscience. Published
online May 25, 2014 10.1038/ngeo2170
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2170.html

Yours,

Paul H.