Space: Lunar Science: Light Amid the Heat

BEFORE man's first lunar landing, most scientists thought of the moon as a Rosetta stone: an untouched repository of precious clues that would help reveal its origin and history, to say nothing of providing new insights about the evolution of the earth and other planets. Now, after five successful landings, many of their fondest hopes have been realized. The Apollo missions have brought back 594 lbs. of lunar rocks and soil, thousands of photographs and a flood of data that have changed some of man's basic concepts about the moon. But many of the...

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