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Is the Moon Really an Ejected Piece of Earth's Early Core?

April 09, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 166

Is it possible that the Earth had a terrible wobbling event due to its unbalanced nature billions of years ago? Sure, that's possible, and if we had a solid core and a liquid mantle, then it is possible that at some point part of the Earth's core could've broken up, dislodge itself, and became a huge ejected mass of material. Okay so, let's talk about this for second shall we?

After all, since that is a possibility, and I'm not saying it is the right one, but one could surmise that it is a possible theory to where the moon came from. In fact, I had written about this back in the early 90s, as I had never been too keen on the concept that the Earth collided with another large body, and when the two collided they broke up and formed two different celestial bodies; the Earth and our moon. You have probably heard that theory, and I love the graphics and depictions, and even the mathematics that go with it, it is elegant to me, but I never quite believed it. Indeed, I'm certainly not alone in that regard.

There was a very interesting article on Terra Daily - News About the Earth recently titled; "Titanium paternity test fingers Earth as moon's sole parent," by Steve Koppes for University of Chicago News, Chicago, IL (SPX) - posted on March 30, 2012. The article stated that;

"In the giant-collision scenario, computer simulations suggest that the moon had two parents: Earth and a hypothetical planetary body that scientists call "Theia." But a comparative analysis of titanium from the moon, Earth and meteorites, published by Junjun Zhang, graduate student in geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago, and four co-authors indicates the moon's material came from Earth alone."

Now then, if the "Theia Theory" has gone the way of a Chia Pet Hairdo, then obviously we need a new theory to explain how the moon got there. Further, if the Earth and the Moon are made out of the exact same substances, then obviously the moon itself was not captured by the Earth as it flew through space, or if it was it was created at the same time, and used to be part of the Earth in the very beginning, and finally after billions of years ended up crossing our path and captured again.

Either way, it appears that my old theory has gotten a new life, and so I'm willing to discuss this with anyone of any significant scientific background who can either prove my theory or defeat it - until then I present this new theory as a potential eventuality of the history of our planet. Please consider all this and think on it.

Lance Winslow has launched a new provocative series of eBooks on Future Space Concepts. Lance Winslow is a retired Founder of a Nationwide Franchise Chain, and now runs the Online Think Tank;

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