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Scientists may Have Found a Neptune-Sized Alien Moon

Scientists may Have Found a Neptune-Sized Alien Moon

It would be the first proof that exoplanets have companions. Astronomers have found an abundance of exoplanets, but no exomoons. Despite ongoing efforts, the tiny celestial bodies have just been too elusive to detect using modern technology. However, researchers might have just hit paydirt...

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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 …

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