Creation of the Moon
Name: Alan W Davis
The formation of the Moon has always been puzzling. What is the most
current, most widely accepted of the theories on how the Moon was created?
1-Capture Hypothesis 2-Fission Hypothesis 3-Double Planet Hypothesis
4-Giant Impact Hypothesis?
According to an article in the July 1994 issue of Scientific American, the
currently most-widely accepted hypothesis is the Giant Impact hypothesis.
This article says that the Moon was formed as the result of the collision
of a Mars-sized object with the Earth.
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