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Researchers at the University of Münster confirm: "Blaubeuren" is the result of a cosmic collision.

The Moon formed a little later than previously assumed. When a Mars-sized protoplanet was destroyed in a collision with the young Earth, a new body was created from the debris ejected during this catastrophe – the Moon.

Television report by 3Sat about the finding of the Flensburg meteorite and its implications for the origin of water on Earth (in German).


Planetary researchers of the University of Münster show: The meteorite contains minerals that were formed with the participation of water in the early phase of the solar system.