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A slightly younger Moon

Written by  Sunday, 12 July 2020 04:09
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Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jul 13, 2020
The Moon formed a little later than previously assumed. When a Mars-sized protoplanet was destroyed in a collision with the young Earth, a new body was created from the debris ejected during this catastrophe - the Moon. Planetary geophysicists at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), led by Maxime Maurice, together with researchers at the University of Mun

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