Moon’s Volcanoes Went Cold Slowly, Not Abruptly: NASA

October 14, 2014 4:33 PM

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by Vikas ShuklaOctober 14, 2014, 11:11 am

Volcanic activity on the moon began about 3 to 3.5 billion years ago. And until now, astronomers believed that they went cold roughly one billion years ago. But NASA scientists have found strong evidence that the moon’s volcanoes cooled gradually rather than stopping abruptly about a billion years a...

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