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Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart

Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart

Update: 2019-03-13
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The Earth and Moon are like identical twins, made up of the exact same materials -- which is really strange, since no other celestial bodies we know of share this kind of chemical relationship. What's responsible for this special connection? Looking for an answer, planetary scientist and MacArthur "Genius" Sarah T. Stewart discovered a new kind of astronomical object -- a synestia -- and a new way to solve the mystery of the Moon's origin.
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Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart

Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart

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