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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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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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The highly capable Theia Space ESAT kit will be an excellent extension of our product portfolio to better serve our academic customers in US and Canada.
This similarity was initially taken as a point in favor for the giant-impact hypothesis: If a body as large as Theia crossed paths with Earth, scientists argued, then it must have formed in the same region of the solar system and had a similar isotopic composition.
The military countered the claim, saying the THEIA satellite project dealt with commercial communication satellites, not spy satellites as claimed by Mr Srisuwan and it was a technical study project jointly carried out by the government's sub-committee on space policy and the National Defence Studies Institute.
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According to the study conducted at the Technion, the moon resembles Earth so closely because it collided with a large body known as Theia. According to the Israeli scientists, Theia has a similar chemical makeup to Earth, and thus this would explain the discrepancy.
Current scientific hypothesis holds that the 23.5 degree tilt of the Earth with respect to its orbital plane, which gives us our seasons, was caused by the collision of early Earth with a Mars-sized object called Theia. According to the theory, called the Giant Impact Hypothesis, the collision knocked the Earth off-kilter and sent the raw ingredients from which the Moon later formed into orbit around the Earth.
Scott, II and his wife Nanta Hardesty; her sister, Deena Burkhardt; two grandchildren, Theia Harper Scott and Calvin Scott Brazel; nieces and nephews.
Piggy Chops took the vintage route at the event in a beautiful Theia Couture pink and black dress along with Jimmy Choo pointed heels and an elegant side bun.
This theory suggests that about 4.5 billion years ago a Mars-sized body called Theia bashed into the Earth, spitting out debris that mashed together to form the moon.
Theia, a frisky young thing, And our very own planet, the Earth, Once had quick violent fling, That led to a very big birth.
The currently favoured theory says that the Moon was formed 4.5 billion years ago, when the Earth collided with a Mars-sized mass, which has been given the name 'Theia' and according to this theory, the heat generated by the collision would have caused the whole planet to melt, before some of the debris cooled and spun off to create the Moon.