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January 10, 2017
How the Moons That Came Before Collided to Form the Moon
Haifa, Israel (SPX) Jan 10, 2017
The Moon, and the question of how it was formed, has long been a source of fascination and wonder. Now, a team of Israeli researchers suggests that the Moon we see every night is not Earth's first moon, but rather the last in a series of moons that orbited the Earth in the past. The findings by the team of researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the Weizmann Institute of Science are published this week in Nature Geoscience. The newly proposed theory by researchers Assistan ... read more

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China "well prepared" to launch Chang'e-5 lunar probe in 2017: top scientist
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Switch Flipped on LAMP in Lunar Orbit to Improve Data
A Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) team successfully opened a "failsafe" door on the Lyman-Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP) instrument in lunar orbit, improving the quality of ultraviolet (UV) data i ... more
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New Model Explains the Moon's Weird Orbit
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New Theory Explains How the Moon Got There
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NASA Moon Mission Shares Insights into Giant Impacts
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