Space stunner: Moon is shrinking, shocking study reveals

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"According to a new research study, the Moon may be shrinking as it experiences lunar quakes, known as "moonquakes." Researchers analyzed 28 moonquakes from 1969 to 1977 and came up with the startling observation that eight of the quakes came from "true tectonic activity — the movement of crustal plates," as opposed to impacts from asteroids or rumblings inside the celestial satellite."

Should future astronaughts buy Lunarquake insurance? They are slos saying Mars has quakes. Gues the rovers should hare Ariesquake insurance as well
SOURCE URL: https://www.foxnews.com/science/moon-shrinking-study-reveals


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  • Posted by CircuitGuy 6 months ago
    I imagine the residences in the side of a crater being reinforced against quakes. I imagine the mining operations and mass accelerator for sending material to earth being mounted on shock absorbers.
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  • Posted by  $  25n56il4 6 months ago
    Okay get a grip! How old do you think this world is? You are probably wrong. I refuse to get excited.
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    • Posted by  $  6 months ago
      I think this old world is between 3 and 4 Billion years old. could be off a million or two either way. Even scientists who make a living estimating this type of thing and making estimates based on their assumptions.
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