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Earth’s Head-On Collision With Forming Planet Theia Gave Birth to Moon, Study Says

Earth's Head-On Collision With Forming Planet Theia Gave Birth to Moon, Study Says

A violent, head-on collision between the Earth and a forming planet 4.5 billion years ago created the Moon, claim researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), suggesting that this massive crash likely resulted in bsimilar chemical composition of both the Earth and the Moon. Scientists know about this high-speed crash but many thought the Earth collided with the forming …

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