Moon Rocks and Far-Off Asteroids Share Ancestry (VIDEO)

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March 26 2013 6:37 PM

Moon Rocks and Far-Off Asteroids Share Ancestry (VIDEO)

Comparing the moon rocks brought back from the Apollo missions to howardite and eucrite meteorites, researchers have determined that an event known as the lunar cataclysm 4 billion years ago peppered both the moon and a far-off asteroid.

 

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