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Space Science

Mars, Mercury May Have Formed From Earth and Venus 73

Posted by kdawson
from the brothers-under-the-skin dept.
goran72 sends along a report on a radical new theory of planet formation that suggests that Mars and Mercury were formed from the scraps of Earth and Venus. The theory has testable predictions — for example that the compositions of the rocky inner planets should be more similar than the current theory of planet formation would have them.
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Mars, Mercury May Have Formed From Earth and Venus

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