11/4/2016 - Early Formation of the Moon 4.52 billion years ago


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Geology 3814

Presented By:
Melanie Barboni - UCLA


New isotopic measurements of lunar zircons require formation of the Moon within the first ~60 million years of solar system history. This age places the Moon-forming giant impact 100 million years earlier than many recent estimates.

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