New ‘geologic clock' resets date for moon's formation

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 15:20 in Earth & Climate

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Earth's moon started forming up to 65 million years later than some previous estimates, according to a study released on Wednesday that uses a new way to calculate the birthday of the 4.47 billion-year-old planet's only natural satellite.

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