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Apollo moon rocks help transform understanding of the universe

Written by  Copernical Team Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:54
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Houston (AFP) June 16, 2019
image Moon rocks look rather nondescript - they are often gray in color - but for NASA planetary scientist Samuel Lawrence, they are the "most precious materials on Earth." What is certain is that the lunar samples first gathered by Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong nearly 50 years ago have helped transform our understanding of the cosmos. Apollo astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of r
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