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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

How Earth's previous moons collided to form the moon:
New theory. American Technion Society, January 9, 2017

The Many-Moons Theory by Alan Burdick, The New Yorker

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


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