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Moon Mystery: GRAIL Data Show How Gravitational Anomalies Developed
2013-05-31 06:19:45

Researchers from Purdue University and MIT have solved the long-standing mystery of why the moon’s gravitational force is stronger in some areas than in others.

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2009-12-01 08:54:02

A huge amount of scientific data have been accumulated by the CE-1 lunar orbiter.

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2008-05-23 10:20:00

A new NASA mission named GRAIL aims to map the moon's quirky gravity field and thus pave the way for future exploration.

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2007-08-22 12:50:00

Owing to SMART-1’s high resolution and favourable illumination conditions during the satellite’s scientific operations, data from Europe’s lunar orbiter is helping put together a story linking geological and volcanic activity on the Moon.

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2006-11-09 09:05:00

Near the end of the mission of Apollo 16, on April 24, 1972, just before returning back home to Earth, the three astronauts released one last scientific experiment: a small "subsatellite" called PFS-2 to orbit the Moon about every 2 hours. Then something bizarre happened.

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2006-06-03 09:05:00

Planetary scientists have found evidence of a meteor impact much larger and earlier than the one that killed the dinosaurs -- an impact that they believe caused the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history.


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ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
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