After the formation of the Moon, the Earth suffered a series of bombings that changed its face. A group of scientists from the Southwest Research Institute conducted a simulation of this period. It was estimated that the materials integrated in this stage was around 0.5%. “Based on these models, the mass that these objects added to the Earth, could be significantly higher than previously thought [between 2 and 5 times higher], with important consequences for the earliest evolution of our planet,” says Simone Marchi.

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