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Is some of the body that collided with Earth to form the Moon still recognisable inside our planet?

By David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences, The Open University
Scientists have dated the birth of the Solar System to about 4.57 billion years ago. About 60 million years later a “giant impact” collision between the infant Earth and a Mars-sized body called Theia created the Moon.

Now, new research suggests that the remains of the large object that collided with the young Earth to form the Moon are still…The Conversation

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