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How Did the Moon Come to Be?

Clip: Season 46 Episode 11 | 1m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Samples from the Apollo mission support an intriguing new theory for how the Moon formed called the “Giant Impact Hypothesis”

Aired: 07/10/19

Rating: NR

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