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View Full Version : Ancient Asteroids Kept Pelting Earth in a ‘Late-Late’ Heavy Bombardment



Fraser
2012-Apr-25, 09:20 PM
Even though the Late Heavy Bombardment is somewhat of a controversial idea, new research has revealed this period of impacts to the Earth-Moon system may have lasted much longer than originally estimated and well into the time when early life was forming on Earth. Additionally, this “late-late” period of impacts — 3.8 billion to 2.5 [...]

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