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In this lecture, Professor Pillinger answers the schoolboy question concerning whether the Moon was originally part of the Earth or was accidentally passing one day and captured? Efforts to find out whether the Maria are dried-up seas ended up showing that the Moon records changes in the Sun though history.

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This event was on Fri, 07 Feb 1997


Professor Colin Pillinger FRS

Professor of Astronomy

Head of Planetary and Space Sciences, Open University, and Principal Investigator for the Beagle 2, Mars Express. Professor Pillinger was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy...

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