This spinning moon shows where debris from giant impacts fell

 H. MEYER, L. DAVIS AND N. ESTES/LROC SOC-ASU

H. MEYER, L. DAVIS AND N. ESTES/LROC SOC-ASU

 A new map of flat, light-colored streaks and splotches on the moon links the features to a few large impacts that spread debris all over the surface. The finding suggests that some of the moon’s history might need rethinking. To read more of the article in Science News by Linda Grossman, click here

Jennie Wadsworth