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The Moon WASN'T formed with one giant impact but had a bombardment birth after 20 moonlets hit...
Daily Mail ^ | January 9 2017 | AFP

Posted on 03/18/2018 6:36:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

In such a scenario, scientists expect that about a fifth of the Moon's material would have come from Earth and the rest from the impacting body. The Moon, our planet's constant companion for some 4.5 billion years, may have been forged by a rash of smaller bodies smashing into an embryonic Earth, researchers have revealed. A bombardment birth would explain a major inconsistency in the prevailing hypothesis that the Moon splintered off in a single, giant impact between Earth and a Mars-sized celestial body. In such a scenario, scientists expect that about a fifth of the Moon's material would have come from Earth and the rest from the impacting body. Multiple hits would have excavated more Earth material than a single one, which means the moonlets would more closely resemble our planet's composition, said the study authors. Yet, the makeup of the Earth and the Moon are near identical -- an improbability that has long perplexed backers of the single-impact hypothesis... Every collision would have formed a disk of debris around the proto-Earth which would, in turn, clump together to form a 'moonlet', they found. Around 20 moonlets would eventually coalesce to form the Moon.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; catastrophism; lunarorigin; moon; science; themoon
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1 posted on 03/18/2018 6:36:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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different theory/article:

The moon formed inside a hot cosmic doughnut, scientists say
NBC | Denise Chow
Posted on 03/03/2018 8:09:56 PM PST by BenLurkin
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3637024/posts


2 posted on 03/18/2018 6:37:30 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: 75thOVI; Abathar; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; ...

3 posted on 03/18/2018 6:37:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: SunkenCiv

Nonsense.


4 posted on 03/18/2018 6:39:27 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Fungi

Yep!


5 posted on 03/18/2018 6:41:39 PM PDT by DennisR
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To: SunkenCiv

“Researchers have revealed...” UH-HUH. Like they know. It’s just publish or perish. Any wild theory will do.


6 posted on 03/18/2018 6:41:47 PM PDT by beethovenfan (I always try to maximize my carbon footprint.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Well, that’s a relief.


7 posted on 03/18/2018 6:42:04 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: SunkenCiv

“Hot cosmic donut”...mmmmmm! With jelly inside?


8 posted on 03/18/2018 6:42:57 PM PDT by beethovenfan (I always try to maximize my carbon footprint.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Cosmic Doughnut


9 posted on 03/18/2018 6:43:44 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: SunkenCiv

so that’s why the moon is all green cheese


10 posted on 03/18/2018 6:46:14 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicans aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: Fungi
#4: "Nonsense."

Thank you. These people can't even tell us what they had for breakfast, yet they know what happened eons upon eons ago.
 

11 posted on 03/18/2018 6:48:04 PM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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To: SunkenCiv
The moon formed inside a hot cosmic doughnut, scientists say


12 posted on 03/18/2018 6:50:28 PM PDT by eldoradude (Keep calm...we'll get to the carrion part later.)
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To: SunkenCiv

We didn’t have oceans then, but we have them now. I often wonder how all the water got here, and is it still coming? Is that why the sea level is rising?


13 posted on 03/18/2018 6:56:17 PM PDT by granite (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Fungi

You were there?


14 posted on 03/18/2018 6:56:38 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Point at the Q-Tards and Laugh!)
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To: SunkenCiv

Interesting post SunkenCiv. Thanks.


15 posted on 03/18/2018 6:56:52 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono
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To: SunkenCiv

The fact is, we really don’t know for sure how the moon formed. Another mystery is how so much water ended up on earth.


16 posted on 03/18/2018 7:00:17 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: SunkenCiv

Bull stuffing.


17 posted on 03/18/2018 7:02:38 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Governor Dinwiddie

Yep. Five billion years ago. How did they arrive at that figure? No one knows. The human genome has, so far as is known, over three billion base pair nucleotides, yet humans have only been around for a few million years. How does that happen? There were certainly a tremendous amount of positive random mutations in that time frame. Evolution is simply a theory to delimit a Creator from the argument, to obviate the need for a Creator. As a “theory,” evolution cannot be proven, as it cannot be tested in an experimental setting so it is essentially useless. Evolutionists have a lot of faith, something they belittle Christians of.


18 posted on 03/18/2018 7:03:57 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Dagnabitt

Were you?


19 posted on 03/18/2018 7:07:28 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: granite; Steve_Seattle

There were oceans within the first 100 million years, but the salinity is somewhat new. :^)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/1250694/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/louisfrank/index


20 posted on 03/18/2018 7:09:01 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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