Findings Cast Doubt on Moon Origins

Sunday - March 25, 2012

Image - Artist's conception of moon coalescing from rock fragments

The moon, that giant lump of rock that has fascinated poets and scientists alike, may be about to get even more interesting. A new analysis of isotopes found in lunar minerals challenges the prevailing view of how Earth's nearest neighbor formed.

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/03/findings-cast-doubt-on-moon-orig.html