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Nicolas Dauphas Nature 541, 521–524 (25 January 2017) doi:10.1038/nature20830 Published online: 25 January 2017 LINK “The Earth formed by accretion of Moon- to Mars-size embryos coming from various heliocentric distances. The isotopic nature of these…

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

A collisional origin to earth’s non-chondritic composition?

Amy Bonsor, Zoë M. Leinhardt, Philip J. Carter, Tim Elliott, Michael J. Walter, Sarah T. Stewart Icarus, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.019available online 23 October 2014 LINK