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Radio Telescope and Moon
Artwork of a radio telescope silhouetted against the full Moon....
Keywords: ... starry sky, stars, studying, telescope, the Moon ...

Moon Formation - V3
... s of the event, the debris formed a Saturn-like ring around the Earth. Later collisions in this ring led to the formation of the Moon, probably within just a few thousand years. Initially the Earth and Moon were much closer together than they are now ...
Keywords: ... n, impact, planet, planet Earth, Theia, The Moon ...

Neighbours - V11
The Earth-Moon system, seen from a vantage point beyond the Moon. This side of the Moon is never seen from the Earth, because of synchronous rotation. This means that the Moon rotates on its axis once a month, exactly the same as its period of revolu...
Keywords: ... th, RedBubble, satellite, solar system, The Moon ...

Lunar Impact
Artwork of a small meteoroid impacting the surface of the Moon. Impacts are much less common now than billions of years ago; yet they still occur, because the Moon has no atmosphere to slow down or destroy incoming missiles....
Keywords: ... ar system, Sun, terrestrial, the Earth, the Moon ...

Early Earth - V5
Animation of erupting volcanoes, lava flows and storms on the primordial Earth. The Moon is seen in the sky. At this early stage, the Moon was far closer to Earth than it is now. During the Archaean epoch of the Earth's past, between 2.5-4 billion ye...
Keywords: ... eval, primitive, primordial, the Earth, the Moon, volcanic, volcanism ...

Earth Then and Now
Illustration conceptualizing the formation of the Moon. The left side shows a collision between the early Earth and a smaller rocky protoplanet about the size of modern-day Mars. The right shows the Earth and Moon today....
Keywords: ... formation, impact, planet Earth, Theia, the Moon ...

Stanford Torus - V4
... se around 10,000 to 40,000 people. The station would be constructed at the Earth-Moon L5 Lagrangian point - that is, sharing the Moon's orbit but being 60 degrees behind it in phase. ...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astronomy, Blender 3D, colony, Earth, habitation, hardware, L5,...

Primitive Earth - V3
Animation of erupting volcanoes, lava flows and storms on the primordial Earth. The Moon is seen in the sky through the clouds. At this early stage, the Moon was far closer to Earth than it is now. During the Archaean Eon of the Earth's past, between...
Keywords: ... eval, primitive, primordial, the Earth, the Moon, volcanic, volcanism ...

Stanford Torus Interior - V1
... se around 10,000 to 40,000 people. The station would be constructed at the Earth-Moon L5 Lagrangian point - that is, sharing the Moon's orbit but being 60 degrees behind it in phase. I created this in Blender - it took about 8 weeks. ...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, animation, astronomy, Blender 3D, colony, Earth, Elysium, habit...

Synestia
Artwork of a synestia. This is a hypothetical torus of molten rock that is believed to form when two similarly sized rocky bodies collide - one may have arisen when the Earth was struck by a Mars-sized world called Theia, inside of which the Moon was...
Keywords: accretion, Adobe Photoshop, astrophysics, birth, Blender 3D, collison, Earth, fo...

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