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The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life

23 Jan 2019, 19:00 UTC
The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life NASA/JPL-CALTECH
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We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life

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