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The Moon is Older Than Scientists Thought

The most comprehensive and widely-held theory of how the Moon formed is called the 'giant impact hypothesis.' That hypothesis shows…

3 months ago

The Collision that Created the Moon Might Have Also Brought Water to the Early Earth

Scientists at the University of Munster have discovered that Earth got its water from a collision with Theia. Theia was…

6 months ago

When the Impact that Created the Moon Happened, the early Earth was still a ball of magma

A new study has illustrated how the impact between a proto-Earth and a Mars-sized object could have led the Moon…

6 months ago

Without the Impact that Formed the Moon, We Might Not Have Life on Earth

The Earth wasn't formed containing the necessary chemicals for life to begin. One well-supported theory, called the "late veneer theory",…

10 months ago

Neptune-Sized Exomoon Found Orbiting a Jupiter-Sized Planet?

A new study by an astrophysicists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research shows that the first exomoon…

2 years ago

Through The Nuclear Looking Glass: The Moon & The Bomb

By analyzing samples of glass formed at the Trinity nuclear test sight, a team of scientists has helped resolve the…

3 years ago

Interesting Facts About The Moon

Shining like a beacon in Earth's sky is the Moon. We've seen so much of it in our lifetimes that…

5 years ago

Solar System History: How Was the Earth Formed?

Just how did the Earth -- our home and the place where life as we know it evolved -- come…

5 years ago

Earth May Have Lost Some Primoridial Atmosphere to Meteors

During the Hadean Eon, some 4.5 billion years ago, the world was a much different place than it is today.…

5 years ago

Moon-Forming Crash Left A ‘Signal’ In Planet Earth

What physical evidence exists of a huge collision that formed our Moon and nearly blew the Earth apart, about 4.5…

5 years ago