Earth’s Oldest Rock Found — It was Hiding on the Moon!

The Cosmic Companion
Jan 25 · 3 min read
The complete Big Bertha specimen, returned from the Moon by the Apollo 14 crew in 1971. Credit: NASA/Johnson Space Center
The fragment of Big Bertha which was analyzed, revealing its terrestrial origin. Credit: Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Alan Shepard, seen as he set up equipment on the Moon, during the Apollo 14 mission. Credit: NASA

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time