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Were the Mars moons Phobos and Deimos born from another shattered moon?

The moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, might have both arose from the remains of a larger moon that once orbited the Red Planet, a new study finds. The origins of Phobos and Deimos remain uncertain. While their misshapen forms and their cratered surfaces suggested they were asteroids captured by the gravitational pull of Mars, […]

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