Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

From The archives


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This column, which celebrates AGU's 75th anniversary year, offers a look back at research published in previous years.

The following is excerpted from “Formation of the Earth-Moon System” by A. G. W. Cameron, which appeared in Eos in September 1970. The excerpt discounts several theories of the origin of the Earth-Moon system and supports a newer one.