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Planetary science: The hole at the bottom of the Moon

A giant crater on the lunar farside holds the key to a catastrophic bombardment that reshaped the Moon, Earth and other planets. Eric Hand reports.

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Hand, E. Planetary science: The hole at the bottom of the Moon. Nature 453, 1160–1163 (2008).

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