Big Picture Science – The Crater Good: Edward Young / Moon Creation

by Gary Niederhoff on February 29, 2016

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The Crater Good – Moon Creation
click to listen (trt 7:21)

Part 3 of The Crater Good, featuring Edward Young, cosmochemist and geochemist at UCLA, suggesting that Theia, the hypothetical planetoid that scientists believe collided with the Earth 4.5 billion years ago, hit our planet directly, and that the moon is the splash of that collision, being comprised of Earth remnants rather than Theia remnants.

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