jul 242012
 
Lunar Surface Protected by 'Deflector Shields'

  Scientists from RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have solved a lunar mystery and their results might lead the way to determining if the same mechanism could be artificially manipulated to create safe havens for future space explorers.  Their work focussed on the origin of the enigmatic “lunar swirls” – swirling patches of [continue reading]

mrt 092012
 
Magnetic moon

Researchers suggest magnetic anomalies on the moon are the result of asteroid collision In the nearly five decades since the first lunar surveys were conducted as part of NASA’s Apollo program, scientists have advanced a number of increasingly complex theories to explain the vast swaths of highly magnetic material that had been found in the [continue reading]