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Seas Of Molten Rock Created By Lunar Impacts
2013-03-12 04:54:36

A new analysis shows that the impact event that formed the Orientale basin on the Moon's western edge and far side created a sea of molten rock 220 miles across and at least six miles deep.

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2011-05-14 08:45:00

Written on the moon's weary face are the damages it has endured for the past 4-1/2 billion years.

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2010-09-16 14:35:00

The moon was bombarded by two distinct populations of asteroids or comets in its youth, and its surface is more complex than previously thought.


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