HOW THE MOON FORMED: VIOLENT COSMIC CRASH THEORY GETS DOUBLE BOOST
The formation of the moon has long remained a mystery, but new studies support the theory that the moon was formed from debris left from a collision between the newborn Earth and a Mars-size rock, with a veneer of meteorites coating both afterward.
Earth was born about 4.5 billion years ago, and scientists think the moon arose a short time later. The leading explanation for the moon's origin, known as the Giant Impact Hypothesis, was first proposed in the 1970s. It suggests the moon resulted from the...
Have You ever wondered how many types of Black Holes there are In Our Universe? Some astronomers maybe think there is only one type, but their wrong. There are actually 2 different types of Black Holes. The Stella massive Black Hole and the Super Massive Black Hole.
The first Type of Black Hole is called the Stellar Massive Black Hole is really easy to remember; just think of a black round object that is around 3 to 15 times bigger than our sun. you might be surprised to know that this type of black hole is made when a gigantic star reaches a grand old age, causing it to explode...
I have loved astronomy since I was a child. I have been collecting pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope since 1994 and I've added the official websibe as a link for those of you wanting more pictures. Some of the older pictures I've added here are no longer available on the website. You can pick what resolutions you like on most pictures, from desktop to printout qualities. Give it a go. Enjoy.
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