A New Origin Story for Mars’s Moons

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New research is changing our ideas about the history of Mars’s moons and we might have found the most active region of space.

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Sources:
Mars Moons:
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/4/eaar6887.full
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1992mars.book.1283B
https://www.space.com/9201-mars-moon-phobos-forged-catastrophic-blast.html
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0019103580901402
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160704144236.htm
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103583710596
http://www.planetary.brown.edu/planetary/geo287/PhobosDeimos/papers/Criton2015Icarus-giantimpact.pdf
https://www.nature.com/articles/ngeo2742
https://phys.org/news/2018-04-swri-martian-moons-formation-large.html
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103583711759
https://arxiv.org/pdf/0903.3434.pdf
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Phobos_flyby_success
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EPSC2010/EPSC2010-211.pdf

SPT2349-56:
http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0025-2
https://arxiv.org/abs/1610.05201
https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.01634
https://pole.uchicago.edu/public/southpole.html
http://firstgalaxies.org/explore.html
http://www.astronomynotes.com/galaxy/s9.htm
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Images:
https://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/extreme/moons/phobos/
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1302.html
https://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/opo1729a/
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA02820
https://www.swri.org/press-release/swris-martian-moons-model-indicates-formation-following-large-impact
https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-selects-instrument-for-future-international-mission-to-martian-moons
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:South_pole_telescope_nov2009.jpg
https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/eso1812b/
https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/?search=SPT2349-56

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