Collision May Have Formed the Moon in Mere Hours, Simulations Reveal
Oct 4, 2022
Most theories claim the Moon formed out of the debris of this collision, coalescing in orbit over months or years. A new simulation puts forth a different theory – the Moon may have formed immediately, in a matter of hours, when material from the Earth and Theia were launched directly into orbit after the impact.
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