Newly discovered Moon metals make scientists rethink its origin story

Newly discovered Moon metals make scientists rethink its origin story
Credit: Unsplash: Neven Krcmarek
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An artist’s concept of the the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) soaring around the Moon.
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The Moon is our constant companion, but details of its origin remain a mystery. Image credit: NASA/GSFC/ASU

This article was originally published on The Cosmic Companion by James Maynard, founder and publisher of The Cosmic Companion. He is a New England native turned desert rat in Tucson, where he lives with his lovely wife, Nicole, and Max the Cat. You can read this original piece here.

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