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Studying the moon’s oldest geologic imprints

“These large impact craters, often referred to as impact basins, formed during the lunar magma ocean solidification more than four billion years ago, should have produced different looking craters, in comparison to those formed later in geologic history,” Associate Professor Miljkovic said. By comparing different perspectives of asteroid dynamics and lunar evolution modeling, Associate Professor Miljkovic said her research suggested the moon may be missing evidence of its earliest crating record. Miljković et al, Large impact cratering during lunar magma ocean solidification, Nature Communications (2021).

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