Answers From Apollo 11 Moon Rocks

September 2009
Science Teacher;Sep2009, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p15
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the potential research value of the Moon rocks collected by Apollo 11 astronauts, according to lunar geochemist Randy L. Korotev of the Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL). The main research interests of Korotev are the impact history of the Moon, the effect of meteorite impacts on the Moon surface, and the nature of the early lunar crust. He credits the late physics professor Robert M. Walker for the collection of the Moon samples.


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