Chemistry Says Moon Is Proto-Earth's Mantle, Relocated

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 10:21 in Physics & Chemistry

The leading theory for the moon's formation got in trouble recently when it was revealed that the moon and Earth are isotopic twins. Now highly precise measurements of the isotopes of an element that was still condensed at the "cut off" temperature when material started to fall back to Earth suggest a dramatic solution to the problem.

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