Friday, August 5, 2011

Collision may have shaped the Moon

"Differences between the near and far sides of the Moon could be the result of a collision between the Moon and a "Trojan" companion that occurred billions of years ago. That is the conclusion of geophysicists in the US and Switzerland who have done computer simulations on how the Moon would be affected by such a massive impact."
Trojan collision may have shaped the Moon -