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Giant Impact Theory

Secrets Of Moon's Origin Revealed

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.09.2015 | Science

Scientists have long believed that the moon formed from debris created when a Mars-sized object crashed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago. But th...

Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: How Did Earth Get Its Moon? | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science

We owe a lot to the moon. It helps regulate our seasons, controls our ocean tides, and gives us 24-hour days. Without the moon, our days would last...

Old Rocks May Help Explain How Moon Was Born

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new study strengthens the notion that our moon was created by a collision between Earth and a planet-sized object some...