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Title: Thermodynamic simulations explain the Moon’s composition

According to the simulations, more than half of the Moon accreted from volatile-poor molten rock that orbited Earth for decades following a giant impact.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22482540
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 69; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: (c) 2016 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; MOON; ORBITS; ROCKS; SIMULATION; VOLATILITY