Our Moon continues to surprise us the more we study and explore our nearest neighbor. I have three news items as another story broke yesterday.
The Moon does not have an atmosphere but it does have an ionosphere which has baffled lunar scientists for decades. Now an answer to the mystery may have been found. Read More About It: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2011/14nov_lunarionosphere/
Finally, and related to the last news article, the Sun has been blasting away at the lunar surface, literally. Solar storms and associated activity could be eroding the lunar surface as well as the atmospheres of planets in our solar system. Read More About It: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/dream-cme.html
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