(Geologically) Recent Volcanoes on the Moon?

October 14, 2014 10:40 PM

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(Geologically) Recent Volcanoes on the Moon?

Images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show dozens of small, curious features that might be volcanic eruptions in the past 50 to 100 million years.

Countless astronomers, both amateur and professional, have spent untold hours scrutinizing the Moon through telescopes for hints of volcanic activity. Numerous claims of "transient lunar phenomena" (TLP) have been made over the past two centuries, many involving the curious complex of features in an...

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