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How Moon Formed

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...

Surprising New Theory Of How Moon Formed

| Posted 08.05.2012 | Science

By Bruce Dorminey Some 4.53 billion years ago, a Mars-sized impactor slammed into Earth, forming a young, molten moon. But was it a head-on collis...

Study Offers Surprising New Take On How Moon Formed

Posted 03.26.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 03/26/2012 12:03 PM EDT on Far more of the moon may be made of material from Earth than previously thou...