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Sunday, 15 January 2017

Multiple-Impact Theory of Moon's Origin Revisited

Multiple-Impact Theory of Moon's Origin Revisited

Study suggests Earth once had many moonlets — until they
merged to form the moon By Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/01/10/study-suggests-earth-once-had-many-moonlets-until-they-merged-to-form-the-moon/

How Earth's previous moons collided to form the moon:
New theory. American Technion Society, January 9, 2017
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170109125125.htm

The Many-Moons Theory by Alan Burdick, The New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-many-moons-theory

The paper is:

Rufu, R., O. Aharonson, and H. B. Perets, 2016, A multiple-
impact origin for the Moon. Nature Geoscience (2017)
doi:10.1038/ngeo2866 Received 14 September 2016
Accepted 30 November 2016 Published online 09 January 2017
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2866.html

Yours,

Paul H.

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