Lunar Lava Left ‘Strikingly Geometric’ Shapes on Moon’s Surface

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The moon as observed in visible light (left), topography (center, where red is high and blue is low), and the GRAIL gravity gradients (right). NASA/Colorado School of Mines/MIT/JPL/Goddard Space Flight Center MIT researchers find that a volcanic plume, not an asteroid, likely created the moon’s largest basin. New data obtained by NASA’s GRAIL