Do We Now Understand Why the Moon’s Near and Far Sides Look So Dramatically Different?

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Do We Now Understand Why the Moon’s Near and Far Sides Look So Dramatically Different?

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The Moon is easily the most well-studied object in the Solar System, (other than Earth, of course.) But it still holds some puzzles for scientists. Why, for instance, is one side of the Moon so different from the other?

The Moon is tidally-locked to Earth, so prior to space-flight, we only knew the one side. There was no reason that the Earth-side would be different from the far side. But now we know different.

Read more: https://www.universetoday.com/146713/do ... different/
Frederick J. Barnett
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