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Solar Storms Set Off Tiny Explosions In Shadowed Lunar Soil

6 Jan 2017, 23:08 UTC
Solar Storms Set Off Tiny Explosions In Shadowed Lunar Soil
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Powerful solar storms can charge up the soil in frigid, permanently shadowed regions near the lunar poles, and may possibly produce “sparks” that could vaporize and melt the soil—perhaps as much as meteoroid impacts, according to new NASA-funded research.
Read the rest of this article from NASA here: Solar Storms Could Spark Lunar Soil Tagged: craters, moon, NASA, regolith, research, science, space

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