China's Rover Reveals a Surprisingly Complex Moon

March 12, 2015 7:31 PM

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China's Rover Reveals a Surprisingly Complex Moon

The moon's past was livelier and more complex than scientists had thought, new results from China's first lunar rover suggest.

China's Yutu moon rover found evidence of at least nine distinct rock layers deep beneath its wheels, indicating that the area has been surprisingly geologically active over the past 3.3 billion years.

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