marți, 14 aprilie 2009

The Search for the Solar System's Lost Planet

The solar system might once have had another planet named Theia, which may have helped create our own planet's moon.
Now two spacecraft are heading out to search for leftovers from this rumored sibling, which would have been destroyed when the solar system was still young.Full story:

* Modern Science and the Ancient Writings on the Genesis of the Solar System:
* New Scientist: The Six Biggest Mysteries of Our Solar System: