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Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth

14 Sep 2018, 14:30 UTC
Why a rake on the moon messed up our theories of life on Earth NASA

Not all moon rocks are created equal. Minuscule glass beads brought back from the moon by Apollo astronauts seemed to show that there were far more objects smashing into the moon in the last 500 million years than the rest of the moon’s history. Now it turns out they just didn’t look deep enough, which could spell trouble for some theories about the rise of life on Earth.

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