For an object that's so near and dear to our planet, the moon certainly has its share of controversy. Theories abound for how the moon came to be: some have said it was captured, fully formed, by our planet's gravity; others say it formed at the same time Earth did. While one hypothesis has risen to the forefront — we'll get to that one in a second — there's a new explanation that might topple its place as the reigning theory.
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Written by Ashley Hamer March 19, 2018
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