Moon's Magnetic Field Lasted A Billion Years Longer Than We Thought
Wednesday, 9 August 2017 () Watch VideoEven after dozens of missions to the moon, we're still discovering things about our nearest celestial neighbor. We knew it lost its magnetic field long ago, but astronomers just found that field lasted over 1 billion years longer than we thought.
Magnetic fields come from the rising, cooling and sinking of molten...
Researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey have studied a lunar rock brought to Earth during the Apollo 15 space mission in 1971 to understand the moon's... MailOnline - ScienceAlso reported by •Space Daily •Science Daily