Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Blowing Up The Moon

Stephenson starts his novel Seveneves by blowing up the moon.

A new theory indicates that the moon may be a coalesced explosion. Perhaps even more troubling...so is the Earth.

The theoretical object is a synestia, formed by a collision, and it explains the different composition of the Earth and moon better than any other theory proposed so far...

Read more here.