There is Something Big Hiding on the Moon — What is it?

The Cosmic Companion
Jun 10 · 5 min read
The far side of the Moon, seen in a topgraphic map. Blue areas are lower elevations, while mountains are seen in red. The dashed circle highlights the site of the gravitational anomaly. Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/University of Arizona

Dr. Peter James, assistant professor of planetary geophysics at Baylor University. Image credit: Baylor University

A monochrome mosaic showing the Aitken Crater, relative to the south pole of the Moon. Image credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University

At least it’s not an obelisk. Probably. Video clip from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Warner Bothers Productions

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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