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New Theory: Catastrophe Created Mars' Moons: Space.com

  1. Jul 31, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    "PASADENA, California --
    The two moons of Mars -- Phobos and Deimos -- could be the byproducts of a breakup of a huge moon that once circled the red planet, according to a new theory."

    http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/mars_moons_origin_030729.html
     
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    makes sense to me... how cool would it have been to see the big moon when it broke up but was still together by gravity as the article said is probable if the theory is true...
     
  4. Aug 4, 2003 #3

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    Truer words were never spoken.
     
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