Spaaaaace Why Are We So Stupid About The Stupid Moon? by Alex Balk December 5, 2013 “Knowing how the Moon was made is central to understanding Earth and the formation of other planets. Since the 1980s, work on lunar origins has focused on the ‘giant-impact’ theory. This proposes that the collision of another planet-sized body with the forming Earth generated a disk of debris that coalesced into the Moon. Such giant collisions were common in the Solar System during the final stages of Earth’s formation 4.5 billion years ago. But we still do not understand in detail how an impact could have produced our Earth and Moon,” says some Science lady who is obviously part of the conspiracy to suppress the indisputable facts recounted in my prize-winning monograph The True History of the Fucking Moon. READ THE BOOK, PEOPLE, IT’S ALL THERE. facebook twitter google+ pinterest email The "quiet" one. Read more by Alex Balk on The Awl Brother John Is Gone"A semi-ironic acknowledgement of a confused desire to shag the leader of the opposition"More Excuses For Internet TerriblenessThe Town Too Hip For MethSan Fermin, "Jackrabbit" Fuck You Moon The Fucking Moon The Moon listicles with little commentary Episodes of Eating Children in Ancient Greece, Ranked in Order of Unreasonableness The Concessionist Should Straight White Men Be Ashamed of Themselves? oscar isaac worship The Dudes in the Machine Culture (and TV) Total Babes, "Blurred Time" surreal estate The Box Builder Guides The Only Good Apps: A Complete Guide Culture (and TV) Ken Camden, "Curiosity" Culture (and TV) Wet, "Deadwater"