On the probability of the collision of a Mars-sized planet with the Earth to form the Moon

Rudolf Dvorak, Birgit Loibnegger, Thomas I. Maindl submitted to MNRAS PDF (full text) abstract

Dating the Moon-forming impact event with asteroidal meteorites

W. F. Bottke, D. Vokrouhlický, S. Marchi, T. Swindle, E. R. D. Scott, J. R. Weirich, and H. Levison Science 17 April 2015: Vol. 348 no. 6232 pp. 321-323 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa0602 LINK Supplementary materials (PDF)

Records of the Moon-forming impact and the 470 Ma disruption of the L chondrite parent body in the asteroid belt from U-Pb apatite ages of Novato (L6)

Yin, Q.-Z., Zhou, Q., Li, Q.-L., Li, X.-H., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., Krot, A. N. and Jenniskens, P. (2014) Meteoritics & Planetary Science. doi: 10.1111/maps.1234 LINK Novato, a newly observed fall in the San Francisco…