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'Big Splat' Collision May Have Created Moon

'Big Splat' Collision May Have Created Moon

According to a a new study, co-authored by planetary scientist Erik Asphaug, our current moon may have been formed when a smaller moon that orbited Earth crashed into it (illustrated in the graphics). This explains why the two sides of the current moon are so different. More here.

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