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Theia

(thē`ə): see HyperionHyperion,
in Greek religion and mythology, a Titan. He was the husband of his sister Theia and the father by her of Helios, Selene, and Eos. It is sometimes said that he was the original sun god.
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 and TitanTitan,
in Greek religion and mythology, one of 12 primeval deities. The female Titan is also called Titaness. The Titans—six sons and six daughters—were the children of Uranus and Gaea.
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They propose Theia struck the Earth and thoroughly vaporized it, forming a torus of molten rock and vaporized material.
According to scientists from the University of Maryland, the collision between Theia and Earth was very strong and led to a cloud of debris which, before it sank and developed into the moon, completely "mixed" with an adjacent body.
In 2012, Stewart and others tweaked the theory a bit, varying the size of Theia and Earth's spin to find scenarios that left the moon's composition matching Earth's.
De esta manera, la hipotesis de que un planeta llamado Theia (diosa que segun la mitologia griega es la madre de Selene, la diosa de la Luna) se impacto con la Tierra y formo nuestro satelite parece confirmarse.
The accepted theory since the 1980s is that the Moon arose as a result of a collision between the Earth and Theia 4.
TAYLOR ANNE (Nee WARRIE) December 9, 2012 Peacefully in hospital, aged 91 years Devoted Mother to Patti and Brian, special sister to Peggy and Pat, cherished Grandmother to ClaireAnne, Christina, Catherine, John, Marie and Paul, much loved Great Grandmother to Theia, Thomas and James, dear Auntie to AnneMarie, Michael and John.
Their topics include a world without slaves in Crates' Theia, Lysistrata's conspiracy and the politics of 412 BC, Eleusis and the public status of comedy in Aristophanes' Frogs, the women's decree: law and its other in Ecclesiazusai and Timocles' parody of Greek literary theory in the fragment from his Dionysiazousai.
como consecuencia, se ve claro el porque de la descripcion presentada en ion, 533d, segun la cual, y en una especie de mistica comunion, la theia dynamis que conmociona al rapsodo, al igual que el efecto de la fuerza magnetica del iman (18), se comunica como por una cadena de anillos, partiendo de la Musa (Mousa), se transmite al poeta (poietes), de este a su recitador, el rapsoda y el actor (rapsodos kai hypokrites), y del recitador al espectador (theates); todos ellos como "atravesados" por la divinidad que el poeta haya elegido como guia (19).
Life as Theia knows it has changed and something or someone from the past places her father, family, and friends in danger at every corner and what she risks, she can only imagine; but with Haden by her side the outlook seems hopeful.
At the conclusion of the dialogue, he refers to knowledge of the forms as a theia episteme (divine knowledge, 62b3-4).
The one that is favored by most planetary scientists is termed the Giant Impact Theory or, much less formally, the Big Whack, in which a Mars-sized protoplanet, named Theia by astronomers, smashed into the primordial Earth about 4,500,000,000 years ago, when our solar system was taking shape.