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 Panda Bear, "Boys Latin (Andy Stott Remix)"Seltzer LikedGalaxy LargeStairway BustedOrrin Keepnews, 1923-2015 Fuck You Moon The Fucking Moon The Moon dying planets Smog Thick crop chef Spaghetti the Squash case studies A Brief Analysis of the Top Grossing Apps Culture (and TV) Panda Bear, “Boys Latin (Andy Stott Remix)” Tell Us More The Time I Vommed on Jessica Lange And Now He's Dead Orrin Keepnews, 1923-2015 Guest Op Ed I Am the Foul Byproduct of the Mating of a Professor and a Student Culture (and TV) Carly Rae Jepsen, "I Really Like You"