Cosmic Journeys

SN 1 | EP 2 | Collision That Formed the Moon

Over five decades ago, Apollo astronauts brought back to Earth a wide variety of rocks from the Moon. Analysis of these rocks gave rise to a bold new set of ideas describing the origin of the Moon in a violent collision with another planet. Scientists like Robin Canup have recently been testing a range of predictions of this Giant Impact theory using a new generation of powerful supercomputers.

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