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Concept of Theia (Giant Impact Hypothesis)


Giant Impact Hypothesis (Concept of Theia) Details:
  • Earth "Giant Impact Hypothesis" for the formation of the moon.
  • Hypothesis that another planet Theia collided with the proto-Earth 4 billion years ago.
  • Theia possibly formed at one of the Lagrange points close to Earth.
  • As Theia grew it's orbit became unstable, eventually colliding with the proto-Earth.
Image by NASA (Public Domain)

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Earth - Giant Impact Hypothesis - Hypothesis - Lagrange Points - Moon - Proto-Earth - Theia -


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