Definitions

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  • proper n. A Titan, the sister and wife of Hyperion.
  • proper n. A Mars-sized object that may have collided with Earth to produce the moon.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Θεία.

Examples

  • In the scientific community a widespread theory is that the moon was created when a protoplanet called Theia collided with Earth, and that that was also the catalyst necessary for life here, that it changed the chemical and climatic makeup suffiecently to birth simple early life like molecules that eventually evolved into proper simple organisms and after millions of years, us.

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  • The moon is thought to be the result of a collision between the early Earth and a Mars-sized planetesimal (sometimes called Theia), blasting enough material into orbit around the Earth to form the moon from accretion.

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  • Unless the Earth atmosphere derived from earlier impacts such as Theia in which, as I understand it, astronomers have models suggesting that Earth captured most of both "planetoid" atmospheres and left the Moon airless, there likely wasn't a primitive atmosphere for abiogenesis to occur in before the LHB.

    Earth's Atmosphere Came from Outer Space | Universe Today

  • K_gs "Theia" (300 Lindens, Perms: M / C / NT - Scripted color, transparency and nose position),

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  • "According to Edward Belbruno and Richard Gott at Princeton University, about 4.5 billion years ago when the planets were still growing, a hypothetical world called Theia may have been nudged out of L4 or L5 by the increasing gravity of other developing planets like Venus, sending it on a collision course with Earth.

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  • "According to Edward Belbruno and Richard Gott at Princeton University, about 4.5 billion years ago when the planets were still growing, this hypothetical world, called Theia, may have been nudged out of L4 or L5 by the increasing gravity of the other developing planets like Venus and sent on a collision course with Earth.

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  • Sketches by Don O'Neill for Theia Sketches of dress designs for Theia's first runway show.

    Dreams and Dread: Countdown to a Designer's First Runway Show

  • Last year, Billy Reid, Suno and Theia held informal presentations for fashion editors and buyers instead.

    Dreams and Dread: Countdown to a Designer's First Runway Show

  • Mr. O'Neill, the designer of three-year-old Theia, has seen his designs on celebrities such as Angela Bassett and Taylor Swift.

    Dreams and Dread: Countdown to a Designer's First Runway Show

  • Theia designer Don O'Neill has been having night sweats since December.

    Dreams and Dread: Countdown to a Designer's First Runway Show

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