Volcanic glass reveals the secrets of the moon’s violent history

August 25, 2015 7:17 PM

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Volcanic glass reveals the secrets of the moon’s violent history

Researchers from Brown University have discovered traces of a chemical commonly found on Earth that point to the moon’s violent volcanic history.

Recent research has shown that the surface of the moon in its early days was once highly volcanically active, with exploding lava gushers dotting the surface. According to a report from Space.com, a new study of volcanic glass deposits on the surface of the moon explains how its geology is not so di...

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