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New Theory: Earth Once Had 2 Moons

A collision might explain the moon's asymmetry

(Newser) - The sky above Earth may once have been a little more crowded. The planet originally had two moons that collided into one, according to a new theory proposed in Nature . It's widely believed that the early Earth collided with a Mars-sized proto-planet, and that debris coalesced into the moon.... More »

Google Homepage an 'Unexplained Phenomenon'

(Newser) - Google’s home page presents a extraterrestrial quandary today, the Telegraph reports. The “doodle”—the sporadic reworking of the Google artwork that usually marks a specific event—depicts one “O” being abducted by a UFO. Mouse over the alien spacecraft and click, and you’re taken to... More »

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