Mars-sized mass implicated by new model for Moon's violent birth.
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Canup, R. M. & Asphaug, E. Origin of the Moon in a giant impact near the end of the Earth's formation. Nature 412, 708 - 712 (2001).
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Whitfield, J. Moon making made easy. Nature (2001). https://doi.org/10.1038/news010816-14