"According to the conclusions of a study published in the August 4 issue of the top scientific journal Nature, it would appear that our planet had two moons when it first formed. These objects then collided with each other to form the Moon as we know it now, the team behind the research argues."
"The number of objects in our solar system just got bigger, with the recent detection of what may very well be three previously-unknown dwarf planets. The objects were discovered near the orbit of Pluto, which is itself classified as a dwarf planet."
Read 'Earth's Stabilizing Moon May Be Unique Within Universe' on Yahoo! News. New simulations show that Earth's moon is not only unique in the solar system, but may also be rare throughout the universe.
Innovation in architecture has just turned the corner with 2:pm Architectures from France making everyone sit up and take notice. They have broken new ground in this field by planning a project, a housing complex built on a slope at Turquant, France.
After being partially eaten by grazing animals, for example, some plants grow bigger and faster and reproduce more successfully than they otherwise would. In a new study, researchers report that one secret to these plants’ post-traumatic triumph lies in their ability to duplicate their chromosomes – again and again – without undergoing cell division.