The Moon Is Quaking (And Shrinking Like a Raisin)

But that’s a good thing

Popular Science
May 20 · 5 min read
Apollo 12 lunar module in landing configuration. Photo: NASA

By Neel V. Patel

The moon might look like a dry, dead wasteland, but there’s a lot more activity happening on the gray, 4.5-billion-year-old rock than we give it credit for. In a study published this week in Nature Geoscience, a team of researchers illustrate how the moon is, in fact, shrinking-getting ever so…

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