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Internal structure of the Moon

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Having a mean density of 3,346.4 kg/m³, the Moon is a differentiated body, being composed of a geochemically distinct crust, mantle, and core. This structure is believed to have resulted from t...

Is the moon's core MOLTEN? Scientists claim centre is wrapped in ...

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Aug 8, 2014 ... Researchers in Beijing present evidence that part of the moon is liquid ( illustration shown). ... it's a barren, desolate world that does little more than orbit Earth. ... like this may efficiently have warmed the core in the past as well.

If the Moon Currently has Liquid Magma, Why isn't it Erupting ...

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Feb 22, 2012 ... A new look at old data has given scientists more insight into the Moon's core. ... black volcanic glasses (which have a titanium content of 16.4 weight %). .... I think this has something to do with how easy it was for maria to be ...

Inside the Moon - Zoom Astronomy - Enchanted Learning

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Moon rocks that have been analyzed by NASA are similar to Earth rocks, but are ... non-fluid core does not create much of a magnetic field; the moon's magnetic ...

The Interior of the Moon - Windows to the Universe

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The moon's core may be comprised of two zones, a "soft" partially molten zone and a ... lunar probe have pointed to the possibility of finding water on the Moon.

What is the Moon Made Of? - Space.com

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Jan 31, 2013 ... Like the Earth, the moon boasts a crust, mantle and core. Deep inside of its interior, the moon may have a solid iron core surrounded by a softer ...

Still hot inside the Moon: Tidal heating in the deepest part of the ...

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Aug 7, 2014 ... These findings suggest that the interior of the Moon has not yet cooled ... that a soft layer like this may efficiently have warmed the core in the past as well. ... body like the Moon cools faster than a larger one like the Earth does.

Moon's Iron Core May Reveal Solar System Secrets with X-Ray Scan

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Mar 26, 2015 ... Rocky planets and moons generally have metallic cores made up mostly of iron. ... the moon had a solid inner core of pure iron and a liquid outer core made of ... Do you? Start the Quiz. Full Moon over Long Beach, CA. 0 of 10 ...

Does the Moon have a molten core? | Science Focus

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Aug 1, 2011 ... This was one of the questions the Apollo missions were tasked with resolving over 40 years ago, but only now is the answer becoming clear.

Why does Pluto have a molten core and the Moon does not ...

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Jul 26, 2015 ... We recently found out that Pluto has a molten core. Since the Moon is bigger than Pluto should the Moon have had a molten core at some point ...

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NASA - NASA Research Team Reveals Moon Has Earth-Like Core

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Jan 6, 2011 ... NASA Research Team Reveals Moon Has Earth-Like Core ... the evolution of a lunar dynamo -- a natural process by which our moon may have ...

The Moon's Earth-like Core - NASA

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Jun 14, 2011 ... LJespersen: Does the molten core support the theory that the moon was ... mainecoaster: Does the moon's core have anything to do with the ...

At Long Last, Moon's Core 'Seen' | Science | AAAS

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Jan 6, 2011 ... Modern techniques applied to 40-year-old data seem to have finally revealed the moon's molten core. ... It would have to do with the degree of electric current in the rotating fluid core... or so I remember from my college ...