Thursday, December 1

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Scientists discover ‘interesting’ connections between the genesis of the Moon and the mantle of the Earth.
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Scientists discover ‘interesting’ connections between the genesis of the Moon and the mantle of the Earth.

According to a recent study, the Moon received the native noble gases helium and neon from the Earth's mantle. According to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, scientists from the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, have found the first unambiguous evidence that the Moon received native noble gases from the Earth's mantle. The discovery of solar gases in lunar basaltic materials for the first time, unrelated to any exposure to the lunar surface, was a particularly interesting finding, according to Patrizia Will, a cosmochemist and the study's principal researcher at Washington University in St. Louis. Humans have always been fascinated by the Moon. Scientists did not, however, start taking it seriously...