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A Rock Brought Back From the Moon Likely Originated on Earth
January 28, 2019
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A Rock Brought Back From the Moon Likely Originated on Earth

NASA astronauts brought Moon rocks back to Earth during the 1971 Apollo 14 lunar mission. A new study suggests that one sample originates from Earth. Scientists found that the sample contains traces of minerals with a chemical composition common to Earth. Also very unusual for the moon. Research author Professor Alexander...

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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon
March 26, 2018
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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon

Researchers at U of T Scarborough developed a new technique based on A.I. The new technique can measure the size and location of crater impacts on the moon. This new technology is similar to that used for self-driving cars. “Basically, we need to manually look at an image, locate and count the craters, and then calculate...

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China Is Testing ‘Lunar Palace’ For Future Moon Base
May 31, 2017
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China Is Testing ‘Lunar Palace’ For Future Moon Base

China opened a training center on Wednesday called “lunar palace” and is trying to prepare astronauts to land on the moon sometime in the 2030s. China is testing the ability of astronauts to stay on the moon for longer periods. Some astronautics research students from Beihang University are starting a year-long...

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What Is The Ring We See Sometimes Around The Moon
May 21, 2017
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What Is The Ring We See Sometimes Around The Moon

One night, after wandering outside, under the light of the full moon, you see an amazing ring around the moon. But what is it? Well, it’s not really a magically significant event so much as a scientific one. It’s actually known as a lunar halo. It happens sometimes when ice particles in the earth’s atmosphere reflect...

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