Ancient ice reveals tilting of Earth's moon

Using data from numerous missions, including the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the Lunar Crater and Observation Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), researchers have gathered evidence that the spin axis of Earth’s moon actually shifted quite substantially in the body’s ancient past. The researchers were looking at how ice is deposited at the two poles, when the mirrored distribution revealed the secret…
Continue Reading Ancient ice reveals tilting of Earth’s moon

Category: Space




Related Articles:

Apollo 14 astronaut Captain Edgar Dean “Ed” Mitchell dies at age 85

Cassini snaps image of the Saturnian moons Enceladus, Rhea and Atlas

Cassini captures detailed views of Enceladus’ north polar region

Stunning images document Saturnian moon Dione during final Cassini flyby

Cassini prepares for dramatic climax to its mission

Subsurface ocean may have been the cause of Charon’s fractured surface

The message will be closed after 20 s