Origin of the Earth—Moon system

  title={Origin of the Earth—Moon system},
  author={Ėrik Mikhaĭlovich Galimov and Anton Krivtsov},
  journal={Journal of Earth System Science},
At present, hypothesis of the formation of the Moon from material of the Earth-mantle is a paradigm. It suggests collision of the Earth with a large (Mars-size) body during the flrst 30{50million years of the Earth history. This hypothesis, known as the Giant Impact Hypothesis (GIH), was coined in the middle of the 1970s and gained acceptance because it provided a simple solution for a number of dynamic and geochemical problems (Hartmann and Davis 1975; Cameron and Ward 1976). Primarily, it… 

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