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'Man in the moon' basin possibly created by volcano, not asteroid

'Man in the moon' basin possibly created by volcano, not asteroid

In a new study, scientists have found that it may have been a volcanic plume, and not an asteroid, that created the moon's largest 'man in the moon' basin.

Oct 02, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

How moon changes under Earth`s sway

Researchers have combined observations from two NASA missions to check out the moon`s lopsided shape and how it changes under Earth`s sway.

May 30, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Most accurate gravity map shows Moon is battered

Twin NASA probes orbiting the Moon have generated the highest-ever resolution gravity field map of any celestial body.

Dec 06, 2012, 13:55 PM IST

NASA’s lunar spacecraft completes mission ahead of schedule

A NASA mission to study the moon from crust to core has completed its prime mission earlier than expected.

May 30, 2012, 13:32 PM IST